A reader asks me to post her prayer request…

…for peace. Father, hear our prayer that we would avoid the scourge of war. Help us to listen to your Holy Church’s teaching on Just War and not commit again the murderous sin of pre-emptive war. We ask this through Christ our Lord. [Read more…]

Good for TESCO!

So last week, in postmodern Britain, a company called TESCO, clearly innocent of even the most rudimentary familiarity with Christianity, announced a sale on beer and wine with the sunny proclamation “Good Friday just got better!” It ranks higher than “Ham! Perfect for Hanukkah” on the Religious Cluelessness Richter Scale. Christian in Britain (and around [Read More…]

The Founders would have this humble public servant’s guts for garters

Curiously, this modest man of the people cancelled his meetings with the public claiming “security risks” after his constituents failed to respond with humble gratitude for his stooping down to provide them with the “service” of taking their tax monies so he could scold them on his greatness. [Read more…]

North Korea warns of thermonuclear war

“at any moment”. God deliver us from our insane and irresponsible leaders and forgive us our sins through our Lord Jesus Christ. Grant that the power of the Risen Christ be brought to bear to save innocent lives from the folly of human pride. Mother Mary, St. Michael, and St. Martin of Tours, pray for [Read More…]

Skagit Salmon Hatching

A Sonnet for Easter Because the Resurrection deserves more than prose. [Read more…]

On the air with Sherry Antonetti at 5 PM Eastern…

…on Connecting the Dots. Today we are talking about the Resurrection of the Son of God cuz, you know, Easter. Also, an exploration of the whole “Easter comes from paganism cuz of Eostre” thing. [Read more…]

Last Wednesday, Rod Bennett and I talked about Judas Iscariot

…and mostly agreed, but with a few differences: [Read more…]

Reasons to Believe the Resurrection Actually Happened

…are under discussion over at Catholic Weekly. First things first: the gospels were not written long after the events. They and almost all the New Testament documents are written within the lifetime of the apostles or within living memory of them. They have all the earmarks of eyewitness testimony from people who are writing memoirs, [Read More…]

That’s what Easter is All About, Charlie Brown

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Exult, let them exult, the hosts of heaven, exult, let Angel ministers of God exult, let the trumpet of salvation sound aloud our mighty King’s triumph! Be glad, let earth be glad, as glory floods her, ablaze with light from her eternal King, let all corners of the earth be glad, knowing an end to [Read More…]

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