Can a Catholic Sign a Prenuptial Agreement?

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A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed by two parties, specifying how personal property will be divided after the marriage ends. And since the Catholic Church teaches that a sacramental marriage cannot be dissolved, never ends, then a prenuptial agreement is a denial of that truth--right?Consider the admonition in Matthew 19:6, "So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore, what God has joined together, no human being must separate.” So Catholics can't sign a prenuptial a … [Read more...]

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How to Improve Women’s Sex Drive (HINT: It’s Not Addyi)

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Are you tired of prime time television commercials advertising drugs for erectile dysfunction?  Well, move over, gentlemen--because the ladies are about to catch up! Today the Food and Drug Administration approved Addyi (pronounced ADD'ee), a prescription drug produced by Sprout Pharmaceutical which promises to increase sexual desire in women.But I've gotta tell you: It ain't gonna work.For starters, there are the health warnings on the box--which are substantial, warning patients of s … [Read more...]

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A Paraprosdokian That Christians Can Live By

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Thank you once again to my dear husband, Deacon Jerry Schiffer, for giving me permission to repost his homily for this, the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year B). *     *     *     *     *A Paraprosdokian That Christians Can Live By  by Deacon Jerry Schiffer  I learned a new word this week that I thought I would share with you -- “Paraprosdokian.”A paraprosdokian is a saying or figure of speech with an ending that makes you stop and think.Like:“Knowledge is knowi … [Read more...]

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