Spare Dylann Roof

The Church says we should only execute people if we absolutely have to. The consistent prolife thing to do is to therefore listen to the Church, not battle her, and agree that Dylann Roof’s life be spared. Respect for Ta-Nehisi Coates, who has every reason to hate the man, but who makes the argument for [Read More…]

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The Collision between the Church’s Mission…

…and the need to defend Trump. So here’s a story about a non-Christian guy who has found himself deeply attracted to Jesus Christ, the Catholic faith and the Holy Father who lives out His gospel in such an attractive and powerful way. Indeed, he describes himself–a Jewish guy, mind you, as “falling in love with [Read More…]

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Nerd Products You Won’t Find in Stores…

…which parents need, or at least think they want. From the whimsical brain of Sherry Antonetti, my Monday co-host. [Read more…]

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On the air with Michael Lichens at 5 PM Eastern…

on Connecting the Dots.  Give us a call or text us 1-573-4BREAD4 or tweet us @breadboxmedia. [Read more…]

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Yesterday, Sherry Antonetti and I talked…

…about the baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan: [Read more…]

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I was homeless and you gave me shelter…

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How it will go for the next four years

Prolife conservative Christians convinced themselves on election day that they were voting for the “lesser of two evils” but would *totally* “hold his feet to the fire” and would certainly not defend him when he did evil.  The only reason they were supporting him was because defending the dignity of human life was their “core [Read More…]

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Prayer Request

A reader writes: Could you pray for my son? He’s in the hospital with pneumonia. His name is William. Father, grant William complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.   Give his caregivers grace, compassion, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, creativity, insight, skill, and the proper technology to assist in his healing and give him and [Read More…]

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On the air with Sherry Antonetti at 5 PM Eastern…

on Connecting the Dots, talking about life, the universe, and everything. Give us a call or text us at 1-573-4BREAD4 or tweet us @breadboxmedia. [Read more…]

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Praying to Action Figures

Over at the Catholic Weekly, we are taking a look at the use of images in devotion and in other aspects of normal human life. [Read more…]

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On Friday, Dale Ahlquist and I had a jolly time….

yakking on Connecting the Dots about the work of the American Chesterton Society: [Read more…]

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Slavery is the normative, room temperature state of fallen humanity

It exerts constant pressure on our greed to return and without firm pushback from the Christian tradition (and it took the Christian tradition a long time to get rid of it and not without multiple setbacks) it instantly returns. One major way it is returning today is via our criminal injustice system which, in cooperation [Read More…]

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If you are planning to travel in time…

in any direction other than forward at 60 seconds per minute PLEASE GIVE SOME THOUGHT TO THE FOLLOWING LEST YOU CREATE A TEMPORAL PARADOX AND REALLY SCREW THINGS UP! [Read more…]

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There’s been a fascinating discussion going on in my comboxes

…courtesy of Michael Flynn (Ye Olde Statistician) and somebody making the Same Old Arguments in the quest to rationalize killing the unborn. [Read more…]

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Fr. Michael Scanlan, RIP

Fr. Michael Scanlan died this morning. May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. He, more than anybody else, made Franciscan University into the powerhouse of renewal and evangelization that has done so much good for the American Church and the world. We owe [Read More…]

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Peter: Model of the Church of Office

Over at Our Sunday Visitor, I’m starting a little series that will key off of von Balthasar’s models of the Church and take a look at four saints who give us four different ways of thinking about the Church.  First up is Peter, the Model of the Church of Office. In the future, we will look [Read More…]

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Back when Republicans were Patriots and Not Nationalists

…much less servile slaves of a cult of personality and mammon worship: “To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Compare and contrast [Read More…]

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This killed me

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Change of plan on Connecting the Dots today!

I’m having Dale Ahlquist on today to talk about all the Chestertonian doings at the American Chesterton Society. Listen live here at 5 PM Eastern! Give us a call at 1-573-4BREAD4! Or text us @breadboxmedia! [Read more…]

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We’re Talking about Herod and the Magi

…over at Catholic Weekly down in the Land of Oz. [Read more…]

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Obama Wins!

He now holds the title of Deadliest Nobel Peace Prize Holder of 2017. [Read more…]

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