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April 10, 2018
In Praise of Conservatism
A certain amount of shade gets thrown on conservatives, particularly in the present political climate....
April 02, 2018
My Baby’s Keeper? NFP and Postpartum Depression
Recently, I blogged about the existence of social conditions which make it more difficult for...
March 26, 2018
Mass Without Children
A couple of weeks ago, I actually got to Mass without kids. I had the...
March 25, 2018
Is Contraception the New Usury?
If you happen to be neck-deep in the controversy over whether artificial birth control is...
March 11, 2018
Breastfeeding in Public and Women’s Equality
Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Kelda Roys produced an ad in which she can be seen breastfeeding...
February 26, 2018
A Hell of One’s Own: Why Mortal Sin Really is Mortal
Recently, I’ve been re-reading my book of philosophical dramas, Eros & Thanatos, and it’s...
February 22, 2018
Lent and Exhaustion – Running On Fumes During Lent
Let's say it’s over a week since Ash Wednesday and you haven’t given anything up...
February 15, 2018
Act Normal: Christian Community and Mental Illness
I’ve just finished reading Kristy Burmeister’s new book, “Act Normal”. It’s a memoir of her...
February 13, 2018
Discernment In Black & White
Previously in My Introduction To Geh Sex and Is One Of These Virtues Not Like...
February 13, 2018
Is One Of These Virtues Not Like The Others?
Previously in My Introduction To Geh Sex I talked about my experiences with sex education...
February 12, 2018
My Introduction to Geh Sex
My first real sexual education came from my grade six, seven, eight teacher. Obviously, we...
February 09, 2018
No, You Are Not Entitled To Your Opinion
My father is an engineer. His job is, he works designing, testing and trouble-shooting airplane...
January 24, 2018
Two Things We Mistakenly Believe Are Ours
At the heart of the Church’s social teaching there are two essential insights into the...
December 29, 2017
Spiritual Warfare: a Strategist’s Guide
In general, I have my reservations about the image of “spiritual warfare,” not because it’s...
December 21, 2017
Baby It’s Cold in Phase 2: On Chastity Culture and Consent
It’s that time of year again – the annual season of arguing about whether “Baby...
December 13, 2017
Struggling to Confess
Okay, so I'm slowly, painstakingly working on the NFP book -- there's a bunch of...
November 28, 2017
How Does Christian Culture Enable Abusers?
One of the most recent developments in the #metoo trend has been the emergence of...
November 17, 2017
Should I Trust My Conscience?
One of the most common frustrations that I hear from Catholics who are recovering from...
November 07, 2017
The One Question I Always Get
Whenever I do a presentation, there is one old and familiar question that I can...
November 02, 2017
Nightmare on Estrogen Street: Frequently Unanswered Questions about NFP Chapter 1
Why NFP and Why not ABC? I want to approach this in terms of my...
October 26, 2017
Traditional Marriage: A Cure For Rape Culture?
There’s been a lot of talk over the last week or so about the ethics...
October 23, 2017
A Modest Proposal: On Rape Prevention
One of the most frustrating things about discussing rape prevention is that there is often...
October 13, 2017
Do We Really Need Another Book About NFP?
A little over a year ago, I posted on my blog that I was thinking...
October 12, 2017
Frequently Unanswered Questions About Natural Family Planning
I've had various comments, here and on FaceBook, that basically involve folks asking questions or...
October 11, 2017
That Long Awaited NFP Book
I've been promising forever to write a book about NFP. It got massively derailed a...
October 10, 2017
A Conservative Journalist, a Junior Hockey Star and an Otherkin Walk into a Talent Agent’s Office: I review ‘Amends’
Eve Tushnet's first novel, Amends, is about a group of quirky alcoholics who get recruited...
September 16, 2017
Frog Out of Water
I was preparing to give a short talk on gender dysphoria, and was trying to...
September 16, 2017
Too Tired to Pray
One thing that you quickly find if you're trying to do ministry on the margins...
September 15, 2017
Mommy Wars vs. Culture Wars Fight
There are a large number of people who avoid church for exactly the same reason...
September 07, 2017
In the Beginning there were the Waters
In the Beginning there were the waters. Every mythology agrees on this. Before the God...
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