Quote of the day

“We should all go to Mass tonight.” – VP Joseph Biden, after watching the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Read the whole thing here. [Read more...]

Quote of the day: on obedience

“Your obedience is not worthy of the name unless you are ready to abandon your most flourishing work whenever someone with authority so commands… Oh, the power of obedience!  The Lake of Genesareth had denied its fishes to Peter’s nets.  A whole night in vain.  Then, obedient, he lowered his net again into the water [Read More...]

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“We must get to grips with the idea that we don’t contribute anything to God, that God would be the same God if we had never been created. God is simply and eternally happy to be God. My reason for saying that is to push back on what I see as a kind of sentimentality [Read More...]

Quote of the day

The heart of a true baseball fan: “He deserved this. He worked so hard for this. He’s been in the league for so long. I’m not really the kind to take something away from him.  He earned it.” – 23-year-old Yankee fan Christian Lopez. Moments after catching the baseball that made history for Derek Jeter, [Read More...]

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“Pride makes everyone into ‘God,’ and you have no objective truth. The antidote is humility. If God humbled himself, who are we not to humble ourselves? Remember that humility leads to obedience, which leads to life. Pride leads to disobedience and death.” – John Corapi, 1 May 2010, St. Louis Read the rest. [Read more...]

Quote of the day

“The spiritual life must be tended with great dedication. At first the effort is burdensome because it demands the renunciation of caprices of the pleasures of the flesh and of other such things. But if she lets herself be enthralled by holiness, a holy soul will find even contempt for the world sweet and lovable. [Read More...]

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“Institutions tend to be strongest when they make significant moral demands, and weaker when they pre-emptively accommodate themselves to human nature.” – New York Times columnist Ross Douthat Read his column on gay marriage for the rest. [Read more...]

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“I would have to say I was sad because it’s not good for the common good. I think society and culture is at its peril. “I tell the gay community I love you very much, and every single morning when I say my morning prayers, I pray for the health of all New Yorkers and [Read More...]

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“Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature have deconstructed the single most important institution in human history. Republicans and Democrats alike succumbed to powerful political elites and have passed legislation that will undermine our families and as a consequence, our society… …I have asked all Catholic schools to refuse any distinction or honors bestowed upon [Read More...]

Quote of the day

Or maybe, word of the day: “It was simply inconceivable — in the Wallace Shawn sense of the word — that Corapi’s accuser was telling the truth.” – Max Lindenman, with his take on the Corapi news. If you don’t get the reference, see below. [Read more...]


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