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Will Wright

Will Wright

Will Wright

Will Wright lives in Phoenix with his wife and sons and is a History and Religion Teacher at St. John Paul II Catholic High School. He is a regular speaker at the Institute of Catholic Theology in Phoenix and an instructor at the Kino Catechetical Institute. He is also a regular author for the website Catholic-Link English; many of his articles have been featured on “The Best of Catholic Blogging” column on the National Catholic Register website. Will is also the co-owner and co-creator of Good Distinctions: a Substack publication, Podcast, and YouTube channel. See more at Good Distinctions Will earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also holds a dual course of study Master’s Degree in Catechetics & Evangelization and Theology & Christian Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville. Most importantly, Will is the husband of Bridget and father of two sons on earth and two in heaven.
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Why Does The Manger Matter?

Why Does The Manger Matter?

The Catechism of the Catholic Church beautifully exclaims that “No one, whether shepherd or wise man, can approach God here below except by kneeling before the manger at Bethlehem and adoring him hidden in the weakness of a new-born child (CCC 563).” The manger at...

One Cause For Sainthood You Should Know About

One Cause For Sainthood You Should Know About

Servant of God Fr. Emil Kapaun Fr. Kapaun was named a “Servant of God” in 1993, which is the official beginning of the opening of a cause for canonization, for sainthood in the Catholic Church. Of course, the saints are the blessed in Heaven who dwell with God in...

What Should You Do If You’ve Committed A Mortal Sin

What Should You Do If You’ve Committed A Mortal Sin

What is Sin?  “Sin” is an old archery term in Greek which means “to miss the mark.” All sin and fall short of the glory of God, as St. Paul says. When we sin, we are committing an offense against “reason, truth, and right conscience (CCC 1849).” Sin is never private....

How To Pray The Liturgy Of The Hours

How To Pray The Liturgy Of The Hours

What is the Liturgy of the Hours? The Liturgy of the Hours is also called the Divine Office or the Breviary. The celebration of the Holy Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life, but it is not the only daily prayer of the Church. The Liturgy of the...

What Is The Liturgical Movement?

What Is The Liturgical Movement?

What is the Liturgical Movement? In Desiderio desideravi (2022), Pope Francis writes, “We owe to the [the Second Vatican] Council – and to the liturgical movement that preceded it – the rediscovery of a theological understanding of the Liturgy and of its importance in...

Top Catholic News Stories From 2022

Top Catholic News Stories From 2022

This Catholic Year in Review is not an exhaustive list of every important event to happen in 2022, but these are some of the biggest news stories in the United States and globally to transpire in the Catholic world. The war in Ukraine, the German Synodal Way, the...

The Male Saints Listed In The Roman Canon

The Male Saints Listed In The Roman Canon

In Communion with Those Whose Memory We Venerate In the Roman Canon, the First Eucharistic Prayer, in the section called the Communicantes, we are reminded of our communion with the Apostles and Martyrs. After the Blessed Mother and St. Joseph are mentioned, then many...

What Is Memento Mori?

What Is Memento Mori?

Author’s note: Are you contemplating taking your own life? - Please call or text 988 before you do anything else! There is always hope and always a better life just around the corner! You are not alone. Death is a Part of Our Fallen Reality Human beings are no...

4 Ways Lay People Can Be Part Of The Catholic Mass

4 Ways Lay People Can Be Part Of The Catholic Mass

Lay Liturgical Ministries in the Ordinary Form of the Latin Rite, there are a few lay liturgical ministries that are worth examining in detail. There has been a great deal of confusion in the past decades about some of these ministries. This article will not likely...

4 Ways The Old Testament Reveals The Eucharist

4 Ways The Old Testament Reveals The Eucharist

What is Typology? Since the time of the Apostles, the Church has shown how intimately interconnected the Old and New Testaments are in the plan of God. This unity is highlighted by typology which “discerns in God’s works of the Old Covenant prefigurations of what he...

How To Choose Your Confirmation Saint

How To Choose Your Confirmation Saint

What Is A Patron Saint? When you are baptized, the priest says the name chosen for you by your parents. However, when you are confirmed, in the Latin Rite of the Church, you get to choose a “Confirmation Saint.” This saint is a special patron saint which you have...

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