The Cordial CatholicWhy Does the Catholic Church Have So Many Rules?
Easily one of the most frequent objections to Catholicism that I hear is that it’s a miserable religion made up of equally miserable rules. (And miserable people!) It’s the stuff of the Pharisees. The stuff that Jesus railed against. It’s all about following the rules. I hear this objection most often from those I meet that were raised Catholic [Read More...]
Standing on my HeadTwelve Ideas for Making America Great Again
You’ll be glad to hear that I’m not running for President, but here are my twelve ideas for making America great again. Give bigger tax breaks for charitable giving – Rather than taxing rich people to death, give them bigger tax breaks for charitable giving. Regulate charities more – Make sure charities really do charitable work and are [Read More...]
Steel MagnificatImportant Presidential Election Update
I just wanted to give my fine readers a word of encouragement: it’s only two weeks until election day. Two weeks. Fourteen days. A fortnight. One more than a baker’s dozen. Ten business days plus two weekends and, provided that the loser concedes peacefully, which is a worry for another day, this will [Read More...]
Sick PilgrimSpooky Pilgrim Ghost Stories: Kid’s Edition!
(Believe it or not, your esteemed Sick Pilgrim co-founders have kids. Jess has two and J has three. Two of our offspring have started ghost clubs at their respective schools. So, yeah, we are raising them right! We invited our two eldest to share ghost stories with us.) Charlotte’s Story One day I happened [Read More...]
Mackerel SnapperI’m Pro-Life, And I Don’t Care About the Supreme Court
For many in the pro-life movement, a Republican/Conservative in the White House means more Conservatives on the SCOTUS bench, which—apparently—spells good news for the fight... [Read More]
Standing on my HeadAmerica: There May Be Trouble Ahead…
Whoever is elected president, I predict that America will enter into four years of turmoil. The passions stirred up in this election have revealed an America more divided than... [Read More]
Steel MagnificatEWTN Cancels Maturen, Interviews Trump (UPDATED)
(image via Pixabay) Some of you may already know that on October Fifteenth, Mike Maturen, presidential candidate for the American Solidarity Party, reported that a radio... [Read More]
suspended in her jarshould you fear a clinton presidency because of the supreme court?
by guest writer H. Lillian Vogl What About the Supreme Court? I am hearing this question a lot these days. The next President will appoint at least one Justice to the Supreme... [Read More]
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Catholic and Enjoying It!
Catholic and Enjoying It!