Mysterious Voice calls for help in fatal crash

God, under carefully controlled laboratory conditions, can do whatever he likes. [Read more...]

The Family as the Icon of the Holy Trinity

… is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more...]

Hey Western Washington! Mark your Calendars for these two dates

I’m coming to Our Lady Star of the Sea in Bremerton, WA on March 16 to talk about how to Live Lent in the Fast LaneTalk begins @ 7PM with Q & A after.  Be there!  Aloha! Also, I will be at St. John the Evangelist in Seattle on March 19 to talk about Our Lady of [Read More...]

Noodling the Question of ET and God

A friend writes: What if extra-terrestrials, for example, are just highly complex critters, something like porpoises or thinking computers with opposable thumbs, but are not called additionally, gratuitously and blessedly to the beatific vision?  In this case planet earth is not diluted within a universe of billions of possibly life-sustaining planets populated by rational thingamajigs, and the [Read More...]

Dear Robert Downey, Jr.: Respect!

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Some Bishops are Attempting to Claim Religious Liberty as an Excuse for Screwing Abuse Victims

I’m not making that up: The Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee sought to insulate $55 million of its funds from lawsuits brought by victims of priestly sex abuse, according to a letter penned by then-Archbishop of Milwaukee Timothy Dolan, so it transferred those funds into a separate trust set up to care for the archdiocese’s cemeteries and [Read More...]

Help a young boy named Joshua in his battle with Autism

His mother Sheila, a friend of our family, writes: Joshua and the Battle of Autism Above is the link for the annual fundraiser Joshua, and so many others have benefited from here in the Coeur d’Alene area.  These grants are intended to pay for expenses related to sensory, communication, safety or biomedical needs that are [Read More...]

Jean Vanier wins Templeton Prize

Good to see one of the good guys honored as he should be. [Read more...]

Obama: Making Nixon and Bush 43 Look Great

Robert Scheer on the Obama Administration’s historic war on privacy. I sometimes suspect that Obama’s loud advocacy for abortion is his cover for all this.  His base is suckered into thinking he respects “a woman’s right to privacy” as he dangles that rhetoric in front of them and they, by common consent, agree to be [Read More...]

Do you like explaining religious teachings that are unpopular in SF?

Have we got the job for you! Extra bonus:  If you don’t do it with absolute superhuman perfection, you not only get to be told you hate gays, you get to have the Greatest Catholics of All Time bayonet you in the back as a fifth columnist who is trying to destroy the Church. [Read more...]