August 19, 2010

                      Though I try my best to be open to the movement of the Holy Spirit in Sacred Scripture, I have to admit that the most wisdom I ingest tends to come from things said by Gandalf. I suppose there are worse faults. Today it’s been the ever relevant, “…Do not be too eager to deal out death and judgment. Even the very wise cannot see all ends.” This is, of course, very reminiscent of  our Lord’s words: “You will be judged as… Read more

August 17, 2010

In my many conversations with atheists, agnostics, secularists and the rest, I find there are very few things that actually interest them about the Catholic faith: very few things besides the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The question I am most asked about my faith is “can a non-Catholic go to Confession?” We are a guilty nation; we have therapy to talk about our sins, psychoanalysis to blame our sins on our parents, postsecret to confess our sins, moral relativism to deny… Read more


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