Hey Western Washington! Mark Your Calendars!

I will be speaking for the next two Tuesdays (9/16 and 9/23) at Visitation Parish – 3314 South 58th St., Tacoma, Washington at 7:00 PM. Tomorrow night I’ll be talking about the Catholic approach to Scripture. Don’t miss it if you can! I hope to see you there! [Read more...]

Not-at-All-Cliched Reporting from TIME

…on the alleged Great Nunquisition, in which the Vatican is supposedly “cracking down” on the loopy nuns who are supposedly the future of FutureChurch. I wish I had a nickel for every time the MSM reported that the Vatican was Cracking Down on something or someone. I would love to see Get Religion do a symposium [Read More...]

O the Confusion This Pope Sows!!!

Why does this pope say that the unborn want to persecute us, calumniate us, set traps for us, take us to court, and kill us?  I’m sooooo confused! [Read more...]

Help the Stork Bus Challenge!

Reader Rae Stabosz writes: Dear Catholic Blogosphere, “For the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light,“ Luke 16:8. My name is Rae Stabosz. Some of you know me. Most of you don’t. I would like to interrupt your kitten videos, your reddit snark and your all-purpose interwebs fun [Read More...]

Dear Scotland: In Your Heart, You Know He’s Right

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Prayer Requests

When it rains it pours. A dear friend of our family is dying. Please pray for her. Also, we woke to phone call that Jan’s nephew was found unconscious last night and rushed to Harborview. He is semiconscious now and able to answer yes/no questions, but we still don’t know what happened. Poor Jan is [Read More...]

WWI Then and Now

A really stunning collection of photos that show scenes from WWI and what those places look like today. Here’s 1914-1917 and 1917-1918. WWI was the first act of a massive two act drama of civilizational suicide by a formerly Christian culture. WWII was the second act. Post-Christian Europe is a culture that has never really [Read More...]

Eye of the Tiber Kills Me

St. Patrick’s Day Drunks And Gluttons Afraid Inclusion Of Gay Group At Parade Will Make Mockery Of Feast Day [Read more...]

He must be a hard worker

All rich people are hard workers.  All poor people are poor because they are lazy.  Those who question this are envious.  And we are not going to the vet.  We are going to the park.  The word of the Lord. [Read more...]

Aurora Borealis Might be Visible tonight!

Yo!  All you Northern Hemispherians!  If you’re not doing anything around midnight and after, you might step out and see the aurora borealis! [Read more...]

More From IDC on Ted Cruz’ Despicable Behavior

Washington, D.C. – “In 1915, a German army officer named Armin Wegner… began to document a genocide that was taking place against Armenians. Over one million people, eradicated, marched into the desert, and murdered. Armen Wegner smuggled photos out at great risk to himself, to show the documented genocide that was taking place. In 1933 [Read More...]

Last Week You Wonderful Folks Prayed for Baby Hugh

Here’s a follow up: Hello Mark, baby Hugh’s grandmother has just phoned. He is coming out of the incubator today, he has had a MRI scan which did not show any brain damage. The medical folk think it is a condition known as Benign Neo-natal Seizures. These have no known cause. The seizures are still [Read More...]