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Calling the Lapsed

The parish party was a bust. As a member of the Parish Council, I had promised—yet not followed through—on calling the database of lapsed Catholics the Council had acquired by asking parishioners to fill out notecards during Sunday Mass, listing friends and family members who had fallen away.  [Read More...]

Catholic Authenticity

Is NFP Marriage Building?

One of the great mysteries of NFP literature is the claim that natural family planning is “marriage building.” It sounds good, but it can be notoriously difficult to pin down what this elusive phrase means. In some cases the term gets defined in ways that simply aren’t accurate.  [Read More...]

Mackerel Snapper

Despite Flaws, Obamacare Was The More Catholic Option

When I judge a piece of legislation, I try to look beyond the selling points and soundbites meant to increase, or decrease, support, and answer one, simple question: At its heart, does this bill support or promote ideals consistent with Catholic Social Justice? In regards to the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), I say the answer [Read More...]

suspended in her jar

the ever-moving goal-post of eliminating abortion supply

What is emerging is a right-wing narrative that favors eugenics, nativism, social Darwinism, and white supremacy, while remaining relatively indifferent to the plight of the unborn

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