Fr. Barron Brings the Sanity

Having Patience for the Sausage-Making Synod By Very Rev. Robert Barron Father Robert Barron is the founder of the global ministry, Word on Fire, and the Rector/President of Mundelein Seminary. He is the creator of the award winning documentary series, “Catholicism”  and “Catholicism:The New Evangelization.” Learn more at  The midterm report on the deliberations of the [Read More...]

As a non-climate scientist…

I’ve remained more or less agnostic on the question of anthopogenic climate change since, hey, what do I know? The reports and argumentation in the public square have always tended to confuse me, such as this California’s drought linked to greenhouse gases, climate change (Sept. 29, 2014) “California’s extraordinary drought is linked to the abundance [Read More...]

Paul Catalanotto has put together some nifty Church history vids

Here’s one on Arius and Nicaea: [Read more...]

I saw this years ago on a flight and it killed me

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Nicole DeMille…

is a font of common sense and goodness.  God bless her! [Read more...]

God Finally Gets Around to Revealing the Truly True Truth

Golly, what a completely novel idea. Who’da thunk a Protestant would claim–for the thirty thousandth time–that everybody before him (especially those EEEEEEVIL papists) was wrong and part of an Evil Conspiracy and he is the very first person in history to discover the TRVTH! There’s even a “once the Jews get *our* vision of gnosticism, [Read More...]

Mercy for heterosexuals? Everybody is fine!

NPR is calling it a “seismic change”.  Hysterical Reactionaries like Christopher Ferrara in my email box are calling it a “catastrophe” while declaring that the Pope worships an “invented deity”.  (Remind me again: the difference between Reactionary Catholics and Fundamentalist Protestants is what now?)  And the Catholics in the middle are just trying to figure out what’s [Read More...]

Hey Homeschoolers!

Maureen Wittman writes: To help promote Catholic College Month, Behold Publications donated a copy of Phil Lenahan’s Generation Next: A Catholic Guide to Financial Freedom for Young Adults to giveaway.Catholic College Month is hosted by Homeschool Connections and provides FREE webinars for parents and students. The first webinar is tonight on the topic of how [Read More...]


Some bourgeois slobs are claiming the Cowboys “beat” the Seahawks (if you are the sort of philistine who thinks “scoring more points” constitutes “winning” in football.) We in Seattle live by a higher code, a higher vision. So we know that, on the Gridiron of the Spirit, the Hawks won. Ours is a high and lonely destiny. [Read more...]

Mary, Evolution, and Michaelangelo’s Chisel

…are all being discussed over at the Register. [Read more...]

If you Love Craft in your Cuisine…

you’ll love this: [Read more...]