Taking Nominations

What are the top ten Reconciliation moments in the movies? I’ll start with: For Greater Glory has the most recent example. Sandra Bullock’s character had a great examination of conscience moment in The Blind Side. This Hoopes list on Eucharistic movie moments is my inspiration. [Read more...]

Did You Read the One about

Queen Elizabeth and Hooters? [Read more...]

Ronald Reagan

and the real war on women. [Read more...]

25 Years Ago Today, an American President Spoke about Love

In his famous speech at the Brandenburg Gate, President Reagan said: In these four decades, as I have said, you Berliners have built a great city. You’ve done so in spite of threats—the Soviet attempts to impose the East-mark, the blockade. Today the city thrives in spite of the challenges implicit in the very presence [Read More...]

Religious Freedom Daily

Are you wondering about that supposed “accommodation”? Are you unclear about the state of conscience in America and why people are suing the Department of Human Services? Here is a good 101: The fact is that talk of accommodation is smoke and mirrors. The mandate holds as originally written. Nothing has changed to expand in [Read More...]

Where, O death, is your sting?

Just read a beautiful piece by a woman blessed by family and faith. In the teaser issue of a beautiful new magazine startup,Verily, Sophie Caldecott, the daughter of friend, writes about her father’s advanced cancer and how a most lethal cross can be a life-giving blessing when we approach it in the open, honest, generous [Read More...]

Did You Hear the One About the Queen? A Pauline Vision of Public Service

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The archbishop of Canterbury delivered a beautiful meditation on the true meaning of dedication, about vocation and our truest selves at the jubilee celebration for the queen of England earlier this week. He said, in part: St Paul implies that we should be so overwhelmed by the promise of a shared joy far greater than [Read More...]

This Is a Test

What and who do we value? It’s a question worth considering with reports of better pre-natal genetic scans. Chuck Donovan does: Consider for a moment any random collection of 20 people of your acquaintance. Include your banker. The captain of your high-school football team. The mentally ill veteran on the street corner who accepts a [Read More...]


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