A reader asks Any chance you might want to start a quick discussion on the topic. Our next baby is due in two weeks and there is a chance that the insurance company won’t cover the procedure. If it was covered – I say hey no problem, time for a trim. If I have to [Read More...]

Chesterton the Prophet In St. Thomas Aquinas: The Dumb Ox (the finest book on St. Thomas ever written, which you really should read if you want to be educated) Chesterton notes that false teaching tends to identify purity with sterility, while the Catholic worldview identifies purity with fruitfulness. Voila! “True, same-sex partners are not able [Read More...]

The Dark Side of Ahnuld It’s entertaining that he’s running and all, but he’s bad news. Another “Just enough of us rich white guys, way too many of you poor dark people” elitist. [Read more...]

Just FYI The ultra-Arcanist Sandra Miesel writes Quite a while ago we were debating on your blog about the proper way to render “Lidless Eye of Sauron” in Latin. I got hold of a friend who is very expert at the language–a writer who translates Silver Age poetry for fun and he agreed with me [Read More...]

Lidless Eyes Read My Blog This story shows up on Novus Ordo Watch and at almost the same time I get this bogus note in my comments (don’t forget to scroll down and read Rosemarie’s fisk of the note. It’s not certain that the same people are behind both things, but my guess is that [Read More...]

D’ja know Abe Lincoln helped out Catholics? [Read more...]

“I really don’t want to be involved with what is increasingly becoming a journal of psycho-sexual conspiracy theory.” Yeah, that’s kind of been my impression too. Echoes of past alarums and discursions in the Culture Wars sphere of influence. As I say, I have a congenital aversion to Grand Conspiracy Theories. [Read more...]

New LarkNews! [Read more...]

New LarkNews! [Read more...]

People we can do without, who never will be missed God have mercy on his miserable soul. The nice thing about dogma is that it reminds you of things your feelings rail against, as that Christ died for this guy too. Lord have mercy on him. [Read more...]

People we can do without, who never will be missed God have mercy on his miserable soul. The nice thing about dogma is that it reminds you of things your feelings rail against, as that Christ died for this guy too. Lord have mercy on him. [Read more...]

Headline of the Week [Read more...]

Headline of the Week [Read more...]

Thrownback on the Assumption [Read more...]

Thrownback on the Assumption [Read more...]

How to Become a Human Prune Think like this author. It seems like sooner or later one of these people would stop and ask themselves, “Does anything I have been thinking or saying have the remotest connection to happiness, joy or love?” [Read more...]

Lidless Eyes Gaze Pitilessly at this Woman’s Face… …and see only the face of Satan. Then again, these guys pretty much *only* see the face of Satan in pretty much everything. A most unhappy little nucleus of embittered malcontents, the RadTrads. Their site is well-name though: “Tradition Inaction”. [Read more...]

Lidless Eyes Gaze Pitilessly at this Woman’s Face… …and see only the face of Satan. Then again, these guys pretty much *only* see the face of Satan in pretty much everything. A most unhappy little nucleus of embittered malcontents, the RadTrads. Their site is well-name though: “Tradition Inaction”. [Read more...]

Why a dogma of the Assumption? The Church’s Marian dogmas are always a comment on Christ and/or the nature of the Church. There are lots of facts about Mary that are true, but have not been made dogmas of the Church. So, for instance, Mary almost without doubt had dark hair. If the Church dogmatically [Read More...]

A reader sez: I know Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P., personally. He has been my confessor for several years. He was the novice master of the Dominican Order’s Western Province for a number of years and is now chaplain and an apologist for Catholic Answers. He is absolutely devoted to the Church and to his vocation [Read More...]

Redefining the Family to Suit Gay Brownshirts Won’t Produce a Culture of Narcissism that Views Children as Tourist Memorabilia or Anything The selfishness is breathtaking. [Read more...]


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