Hey Western Washington! Mark Your Calendars!

I’m coming to St. Nicholas parish in Gig Harbor on February 21 at 1 PM. We’ll talk about Living Lent in the Fast Lane! [Read more...]

The Indomitable Brandon Vogt Continues to be an Unstoppable Juggernaut of Good Ideas

He writes: For years people have asked me how I read so much. They see me knock out 75-100 books a year and ask, “How do you do it?! What are your secrets?!” Hearing those questions, over and over, led me to spend the last seven months creating a new 10-part video course titled “Read [Read More...]

Acts of the Apostasy Comes to Patheos

Here’s how LarryD agreed to become one with the Blorg: [Read more...]

Reader Rachel Kolar…

…publishes a short story chewing over religious liberty.  Check it out! [Read more...]

Ancient Magic 8 Ball Discovered

…in the form of a document called the “Gospel of the Lots of Mary“. The key word in the title is “lots” not “Mary”: The text would have been used for divination, Luijendijk said. A person seeking an answer to a question could have sought out the owner of this book, asked a question, and gone [Read More...]

It’s Marcel LeJeune’s Annual Big Ol’ Lenten Megapost

…with TONS of information, links, videos, and suggestions for Lent. [Read more...]

A Question about Damnation, Sabbath-Keeping, Rules, and Relationship

A reader writes: I was wondering if you could help me.  I’ve seen a number of testimonials by those who have had near death experiences as well as some of the visions of the Saints as well as writings of the fathers that describe the torture at the hands of the demons in hell. None of which, of course, are binding on the [Read More...]

I love the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

So I wanted to give a little linky love to their new show “Icons”. Check thou it out! [Read more...]

Benedict Confirms Epic Kegger at Apostolic Palace….

….During Francis Visit to US. Eye of the Tiber remains America’s #1 Source for Catholic News. [Read more...]

Cdl. O’Malley Observes that Many Cardinals are Complete Moral Imbeciles

Sure, he doesn’t put it in so many words. But when we read: O’Malley says cardinals’ denial of the seriousness of sexual abuse is fading Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley said Monday that denial among some of his fellow cardinals from around the world about the seriousness of the Church’s child sexual abuse scandals, if [Read More...]

It’s a good thing we nailed the real culprit

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Prayer Request

A reader writes: I have been living with my landlady for almost 6 years, she is a very difficult person and hoarding a lot of junk that is never used she recently denied that I keep using the common open storage area next the laundry room because much more stuff was brought into the house [Read More...]

Meet the Three Priests…

…whose work may allow us to explore under the ice of alien worlds. [Read more...]

Fascinating Interview

…with a black German woman who discovered that her grandfather was Amon Goeth, the notorious Nazi war criminal portrayed in Schindler’s List: Lots more background on her here. Remarkable person. [Read more...]

Melanie’s Marvelous Measles

…is a piece of junk written by an anti-vax kook of the Survival of the Fittest mold. These are the nuts who urge that we all just go ahead and expose our kids the disease that used to kill children by the millions, cuz that will strengthen the breed. I’m not linking to the thing [Read More...]

A lot of my readers are writers…

…I am pleased to report. And they are writing me to let you know about various projects they are involved in. I’m always happy to see writers–especially new ones–spread their wings. So here is a small grab bag of projects that are out. Reader Elaine Spencer writes: You may recall me asking you about breaking [Read More...]

Captain Kirk’s Dereliction of Duty

In which The Catholic Imagination confronts some of the problems with certain genres of sci-fi. I think this is certainly true of the kind of sci-fi represented by, for instance, Star Trek and some of the various other “man is evolving into a post religious being” types who trace their views back to the pernicious [Read More...]

Prayer Request

A reader writes: Can you post another prayer request for Kreed the nonverbal autistic teen? I just found out that he’ll be going in to the doctor for a ruptured cyst on his head and will probably need immediate surgery. He’s already struggling with a bacterial infection and a broken foot right now, he’s in [Read More...]

Eternal Light through Christ our Lord

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Cool Little Epiphany

Ever since the Risen Christ told the disciples on the Emmaus Road… “These are my words which I spoke to you, while I was still with you, that everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be fulfilled.” Then he opened their minds to understand the Scriptures, [Read More...]

The Intolerable Compliment of God…

…is trouble. We talk about it over at the Register. [Read more...]