The Cordial CatholicWhat the Screaming Kid at Mass Taught Me About the Eucharist
It’s just after 5 o’clock on Saturday and I hustle, as quiet as I can, into the church. I sit in the new section, a 1,500sqft addition that squeezed the last bit of space out of our church’s tiny footprint–making space for our ever-expanding community of parishioners. At more than two thousand registered families we’re Read More...
The Divine WedgieThe Train as Cloister
From a commuter…which could be the editor…or could not be… Trains are weird things… I read on the train going into work. When I do so one tends to zone everything out, until that crick in your neck or the soreness in your eyeballs kicks in and you need to lift your head to look [Read More...]
Catholic AuthenticityTradition Unbound: How the Pope Changed The Church’s Theology of Marriage
The controversy over the treatment of communion for the divorced and remarried in Amoris Leatitia has been rekindled recently as a result of the publication of five dubia by a group of Cardinals who seem to be concerned that Pope Francis is changing doctrine. A lot of people seem to be really disturbed and upset [Read More...]
suspended in her jarI’m glad pope francis hasn’t responded to the cardinals
Marriage, sexuality, family life, and child-raising are all complex matters because of the unique irrepeatable persons involved, the infinite variety of their past experiences
To Give a DefenseSorry, But I've Changed My Mind About Pope Francis
Image via Pixabay I mean, I do like Pope Francis. I’ve defended Pope Francis. I want to believe—I really want to believe—that footnote 351 of Amoris Laetitia can (and should) be... [Read More]
suspended in her jarmisogyny and modesty porn - suspended in her jar
A group calling itself “Traditional Roman Catholic” recently posted, on Facebook, a picture of an attractive plus-size model in cardigan and trousers, followed by a... [Read More]
Standing on my HeadFrancis: Castro's Pope? - Standing on my Head
Francis and Fidel Remember when the secular Catholic hating media started crowing about Pius XII being “Hitler’s Pope”? Funny how they thought it was wonderful when Popes JP2, B16... [Read More]
Steel MagnificatWhat the Legion Taught Me: How To Spot A Fake Catholic Personality Cult - Steel Magnificat
When I was a teenager, for a couple of years, my mother forced me to attend meetings of the ECYD, the youth branch of Regnum Christi. Regnum Christi was the lay branch of... [Read More]
Catholic and Enjoying It!
Catholic and Enjoying It!
Letters from the Edge of Elfland
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