How the Rule of St. Benedict Can (and Should) Order Our Children’s Lives by William Michael, Director Classical Liberal Arts Academy My wife and I teach the classical liberal arts to students every day. We obviously teach different levels and different subjects. Most home schools break down into a similar division, and therefore I […]
If you live in a normal American neighborhood, you probably don’t know your neighbors very well. They do their thing and you do yours. ”Mind your own business” is the rule. While that surely makes for what appears to be a peaceful neighborhood, it’s not what human community should be. Men were called by Aristotle […]
The Gospel is “the good news” that God has fulfilled ancient promises He made–promises that have been made since the beginning of human history–to send a Savior into the world who would free us from all that harms us, give us strength to become holy and ultimately destroy all evil for ever. There are four […]
Our Lord sent His disciples into the world: (a) to Persuade unbelievers to become disciples, (b) to Baptize those disciples and initiate them into the sacramental life of the Church, and (c) to Train those disciples to obey Christ in all things. Step one, then, requires that we go out into the world and lead […]
My name is William Michael and I own a 60-acre farm in North Carolina, that is host to Catholic boys’ camps and Catholic family conferences. I also manage an international Catholic educational publishing business, the Classical Liberal Arts Academy, which provides elite distance learning studies to over 2,000 Catholic students. In 2010, I helped to […]
The costs of modern medicine are very great–especially when it comes to education.
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Blessings! I have fought incessantly since founding the Classical Liberal Arts Academy in 2008 to resist the polemic and divisive traditional Catholic crowd that criticizes the Church and suggests that “novedad es no verdad” (i.e., what is new is not true). This crowd accomplishes very little and in many noble endeavors can’t help but defeating […]
by William Michael (Pardon the typos, this has not been edited.) To most evangelicals, especially American evangelicals of the last 50 years, it would seem that in speaking to man, God spoke only a five or six lines, which are endlessly quoted by evangelicals as the message of Christianity. The most popular of these is […]
by William Michael Oct. 20, 2012 We live in an insane, self-destroying society. Let’s get that reality up and open before our eyes. It is a society whose civil and ecclesiastical leaders have not formally studied logic for four, five, or more generations. They were raised studying Social Studies, Algebra and historically irrelevant American literature […]