Ask a Slave

If this hasn’t already gone viral, it’s about to. Funny, funny stuff from Azie Mira Dungey, an actress who played the Washington’s house slave, Lizzie Mae, at the Mount Vernon historical site. The questions are actual things people have asked her. The only minor annoyance is the “Jefferson had sex with his slaves” line (a slander [Read More...]

RIP, Monsignor Richard Tofani

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A most excellent priest passed away suddenly last week. Msgr. Richard Tofani was the pastor of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish in Hainesport, Trenton Diocese. Msgr. Tofani was a good man. He always helped out with my wife’s First Reconciliations, and several hundred of our parish children had their first experience of the Sacrament from [Read More...]

Found! Obama’s Inspiration for His “Red Line” Speech

Hey, you never know … [Read more...]

So St. Peter Says to Frankenstein…

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This Is Totally How I Imagined It …

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… when I was little. We were Monster Kids: our brains were rewired by the 4:30 movie. [Read more...]

Among The Catholic Writers and Marketers

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Yesterday I took a day and traveled into the wilds of central Jersey to attend the Catholic Writers Conference and Catholic Marketing Network. I was invited by the wonderful Margaret Rose Realy … well, actually, my daughter’s cupcakes were invited, and I had to tag along to set them up. Margaret had seen my girl’s award-winning [Read More...]

Comments Off / Ite Ad Franciscum

Comments will be off for the foreseeable future as I deal with the final illness of my father. Posts will begin again when we are through. Prayers are always appreciated Meanwhile, you have better things to read. The irrepressible Brandon Vogt has made the new encyclical, Lumen Fidei, available in multiple downloadable and online readable [Read More...]

A Brief But Essential Interview With Peter Kreeft

On “diversity,” Islam, Christianity, the homosexual rights movement, love, fighting, and more. Dispatches from the frontlines of the culture wars, courtesy of Lifesite. This is how you do it, folks: Love fights. Love cares. Love discriminates. And therefore there is in Scripture, very clearly, a thing called the ‘wrath of God’. God hates all enemies [Read More...]


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