Isis and the Cross

Perfect. [Read more...]

Hey! Western Washington! Mark Your Calendars!

I will be speaking April 26 at 10:30 AM at Blessed Sacrament Parish, Seattle, WA for the Adult Ed class on “The Drama of Faith”.  Hope to see you there for 9:00 AM Mass and the talk afterwards! [Read more...]

Some Trust the Trinity and Some in Jesus…

…but we will trust in the aim of the gun our god.  Gobs of “faithful” Catholics all over St. Blogs were cheering for a Catholic priest when they thought he was going to blow off all that stuff about not living by the sword and train his flock to pack heat.  In a hyper-typical combox comment, one [Read More...]

God Bless This Heroic Cop

An armed double murderer who had just killed his wife and best friend attempts to commit suicide by cop, rushing a rookie officer shouting “Shoot me, shoot me!” But New Richmond officer Jesse Kidder — a former Marine who later said “I wanted to be absolutely sure before I used deadly force” — didn’t shoot. [Read More...]

Prayer Requests

A reader writes: Please pray for my wife, Maria, who was just diagnosed with breast cancer. She is an amazing and faithful Catholic woman and has placed everything in God’s hand. The prognosis is good and we are optimistic but we sure could use some extra prayers. Father, hear our prayer for Maria’s complete healing [Read More...]

The Future Isn’t What It Used to Be

18 Spectacularly Wrong Doomsday Predictions from the First Earth Day.  It’s anti-climate  change agitprop, to be sure and therefore written with a heavy bias that tends to exaggerate how spectacular some of the wrongness was (“We are in an environmental crisis which threatens the survival of this nation, and of the world as a suitable [Read More...]

“Connecting the Dots” is on the Air Today at 5 PM Eastern!

“Connecting the Dots” is coming up at 5 PM Eastern on Real Life Radio! Today, I’ll be on the air for an hour with my Kevin O’Brien of Theater of the Word Incorporated! You can listen in on line here. Call in at 1-855-949-1380 and chat! Be there!  Aloha! [Read more...]

Jane Goodall Thinks Bigfoot is Real

Today’s crypto-zoology bombshell. I don’t have strong views on  this.  My wife has a friend who says she saw Bigfoot once.  So there’s that. Also the uber-reliable Daily Mail reports that a geneticist named Brian Sykes has done DNA analyses of the descendants of a 19th Century Siberian apewoman and thinks she was a yeti. [Read more...]

You keep using that word “Progressive”…

I do not think it means what you think it means: “You absolutely cannot call yourself a progressive unless you actively work to criminalize all forms of un-progressive speech.” There is something in Leftism that itches to criminalize ungoodthink. I greatly fear it. [Read more...]

Leah Libresco’s Arriving at Amen is out

Subtitled “Seven Prayers That Even I Can Pray” it is a fascinating, geeky Librescan look at prayer that is completely unique. I love it. Here’s the foreword I as honored to write for it: This may sound strange, but when atheist Leah Libresco announced that she was entering the Catholic Church, I felt vaguely let [Read More...]