I agree with Steve Greydanus

I think the “St. Nicholas punching Arius” memes are as funny as the next guy. But! There is also some disquieting about the popularity of the meme–and especially about the seriousness with which not a few Catholics take it. Steve nails why. [Read more…]

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Connecting the Dots Bonanza!

On Monday, Sherry Antonetti and I talked with Tom Hoopes, former editor of the National Catholic Register and author of What Pope Francis Really Said: On Tuesday, Michael Lichens and I yakked about the theology of indulgences and “temporal punishment for sin”: On Wednesday, I looked on with brotherly sympathy as Rod Bennett carried on [Read More…]

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Catholic 365 has a good piece on a Consistent Life Ethic

I mostly agree it and don’t have much to add to it. My one quibble is that I simply never ever run into the mythical people who supposed say that the minimum wage (or some other lesser thing) is just as serious as abortion. Literally never. Conversely, almost every day I run into people who [Read More…]

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Life at Chez Shea

Just went out to the kitchen to get a drink of water. On the radio, Jan was playing old timey Christmas tunes from the 40s and 50s. They started playing “Sleighride”. Our kitchen is bit snug, so Jan was trying to rinse something in the sink while I was in the corner next to her [Read More…]

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Evolution Disproved!

“Dinosaurs” were just large antedeluvian chickens who perished along with their wicked nephilim masters in the Great Flood. Science is amazing!: [Read more…]

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The Weirdness of our Time

Commander-in-Chief of most powerful nation in the world looks on passively at his own actions and sighs wistfully about it all. Our age has perfected the art of demanding choice and personal autonomy while simultaneously talking as though everything we choose to do is somehow somebody else’s responsibility and completely out of our control. [Read more…]

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On the air with Deacon Steven Greydanus at 5 PM Eastern

…on Connecting the Dots.  Today we will be talking about life at the bijou. Give us a call or text us at 1-573-4BREAD4 or text us @breadboxmedia. [Read more…]

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On the Air with Doug O’Brien at 5 PM Eastern

on Connecting the Dots.  Today we are talking about the Immaculate Conception, among other things. Give us a call or text us at 1-573-4BREAD4 or tweet us @breadboxmedia [Read more…]

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