Make Your Mardi “Gras”!

A Guest Post by Monsignor Richard Soseman Hilaire Belloc was French born of an English mother, and he maintained dual citizenship throughout his life.  Although he lived at a time in England when there was still a very anti Catholic atmosphere throughout society, he remained a fervent Catholic as he lived his many faceted career as a serious writer and scholar, satirist, Member of Parliament, and mentor and friend to many of the other writers of that period, people like G.K. Chesterton and … [Read more...]

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Discouraging News About Priests? Here’s How to REALLY Help

Prayer Warriors, you are needed.This week has brought stark reminders of the vulnerability and the vincibility of priests:  From the disclosure of Cardinal Mahony’s inaction in the 1980s, when he failed to remove abusive priests from positions of responsibility, to the reports of a priest in Springfield, Illnois, donning an orange jumpsuit, handcuffs and a bondage hood, then calling 911 for assistance—we’ve seen too well that clergy are only human.I’ve been a little out of sorts, unwillin … [Read more...]

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