A reader writes: In response to your call for good priests, please consider Fr. Nabil Mouannes, a Maronite priest who also has faculties to celebrate the sacraments in the Latin rite. (Note especially the Curriculum section for his background.) And here is the web site of the Maronite church Fr. Mouannes is the pastor of. [Read More...]


Comment Box Denizen Tom Round Starts Contributing to a Blog! At the link above, he performs the autopsy on Katha Pollitt’s failed attempt to achieve escape velocity from the gravitational pull of leftist stupidity. [Read more...]


“Society evolved” Words worthy of Pontius Pilate. Let us pray that Canada not cross this Rubicon. [Read more...]


There’s still time to save Terri [Read more...]


Good Things are Happening as Well You heard last week about the CTA conference coming up in the Archdiocese of Detroit (no word yet on whether they’ll get the Russian ballerina for that). What you haven’t heard is that there is a Call to Holiness conference the same week. Why not go if you live [Read More...]


American Association for Liturgical Dance in Negotiations with Russian Ballerina Sr. Orbis Rotunda expressed hope that Ms. Volochkova (pictured below) would be available to dance the “Butterfly of the Resurrection” and the “Cosmic Mother Christ Brings Forth Gaia from the Womb of Being” for the next Call to Action presentation before the bishops of the [Read More...]


America the Biblically and Theologically Illiterate [Read more...]


Pleeeeeeze Can We Torture? Everybody Else is Doing it! A member of the chattering class does his bit to snip away at another little piece of our souls. Of course, that’s okay, cuz we’re the Good Guys. Everything we do is made okay by the fact that we do it, cuz we’re Good Guys, so [Read More...]


Bin Laden is Dead, Dead, Dead [Read more...]


I’m Honored, but Please Handle it Yourself Not infrequently, I’ll get something like this in my email box: This editorial recently appeared in the Dallas diocesan newspaper, the Texas Catholic. The editor of the paper is a noted liberal who’s been spending most of his time defending the bishop of Dallas, a bishop whose ineptitude [Read More...]


I love Homestarrunner.com I’ve been meaning to plug this site more. Clean humor that is genuinely witty and generally offbeat. Check out StrongBad’s emails. Also the various “Teen Girl Squad” episodes are quirky fun. [Read more...]


Happy Warrior for the Faith Fr. John Sistare is on the air [Read more...]


Human History Summarized Step 1: What could it hurt? Step 2: How were we supposed to know? [Read more...]


What’s the difference between a NY Times reporter and American bishops? It takes the Times reporter much longer to acknowledge the obvious. [Read more...]


Catholics resolve to respond by arguing about standing after communion I strongly suspect that much of the Catholic urge to nitpick about liturgy is that it is so much easier to do this than to face the cataclysmic problems the human race is creating for itself. [Read more...]


Slowly the Bowel Movement Proceeds [Read more...]


Uh Huh Lawyers take 1/3 of $85 million Boston settlement… seems rather a excessive slice of the pie to me, but my commenters make reasonable arguments to the contrary. [Read more...]


There are awesome priests out there! The author is no relation. By the way, if you know an awesome priest, write me and tell me about him and I’ll blog it. The gospel is still the Good News. [Read more...]


A reader writes: I really enjoy reading your website! It’s a great resource for me, and I sincerely appreciate that your voice is out there on the web for all of us “conservative” Catholics. I read the Washington Times articles about Christian schools and their growing popularity, and thought they (the articles) were pretty good. [Read More...]


Signs of Hope and Life in the Black Community Common and Lauryn Hill are having distinctly countercultural thoughts about abortion. Thanks be to God. May God hasten the day when the Black community is freed from the shackles of pro-choice liberalism and the quiet self-imposed genocide that Planned Parenthood has managed to sell there. [Read more...]


NPR on Celibacy and the Priest Shortage Interview with Phil Cerrato, married priest and psychotherapist Dean Hoge, Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America Russell Shaw, freelance writer and journalist, former press secretary for U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Haven’t listened to this, so caveat emptor. You may wind up stupider after listening [Read More...]