Enjoy your LOST Moment!

Happy 4/8/15 16:23:42! [Read more...]

Seraphim the Beauteous is One Year Old Today!

Check her out in all her elven princess beauteous majesty! Kid’s already been walking for a month! [Read more...]

“Wolf Hall” looks like a lying piece of anti-Catholic agitprop

My friend Greg Wolfe does the autopsy. Critics have pointed out that the author’s liberties with the historical record demonstrate a clear ideological bias. [Hilary] Mantel was raised Catholic but is now a vocal critic of that church, which she has said “is not an institution for respectable people.” Historians debate over ‘Wolf Hall’ Questions about “Wolf [Read More...]

The Little General Resurrection in Matthew 27

Periodically, this odd little tidbit from Matthew comes up in atheist polemics. At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. The earth shook, the rocks split and the tombs broke open. The bodies of many holy people who had died were raised to life. They came out [Read More...]

John Oliver, GK Chesterton, and Tired Democracy

John Oliver continues his fine work of educating the public in an informative-to-Joe-Sixpak (and Not Safe for Work) video that helps people understand what is at stake as the National Security state attempts to metastasize: Some ask, “Can a free people willingly choose servitude?” The prophet Chesterton replies that it is usually a free people who choose tyranny, [Read More...]

Francis’ Baffling Chilean Appointment

Bill Doino, Jr. writes: Pope Francis has done many admirable things during his pontificate, not least taking numerous initiatives against the evil of sexual abuse in the Church. He has spoken about the victims’ pain, promised zero tolerance for such crimes, and supported transparency and full accountability for anyone involved. He has followed those strong [Read More...]

Stan Freberg, RIP

One of the titans of comedy from the 50s and 60s has passed.  I shall miss him.  He played a big role in my own formation as a human being.  God grant him eternal rest through Christ our Lord. In his honor: [Read more...]

On Disordered Appetites, “Hoosier Hysteria” and Original Sin

A reader writes: I liked your thoughtful post and its many excellent points about both the left and the right. However, when I got to this part, I had to stop and reread it several times: “But no real justice will have been done. The people who do not and never will be able to [Read More...]

“The world will never starve for want of wonders…

…but only for want of wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton Wonder is the fountainhead of religion, science, art, and philosophy. [Read more...]

Peter, put up thy sword

…for all who live by the sword shall perish by the sword. [Read more...]

Biblemetrics vs. the Gospel

Tom Kreitzberg writes about the strangely Protestant sola scriptura approach even many Catholics take to trying to “prove” the Magisterium wrong about the death penalty: As others have pointed out, the Bible has examples of both severity — someone commits a capital crime, and is then executed — and clemency – someone commits a capital [Read More...]

Support Joshua Hughes in the Battle of Autism

Reader Sheila Hughes, Joshua’s mom, writes This is the last week until the Panhandle Autism Society Walk for Autism awareness and I was informed that Joshua’s fundraising team is only $342 shy of our $1000 goal to help kids through the various programs and resources the Panhandle Autism provides.  If you haven’t already donated, please [Read More...]

Death and Laughter

…are under discussion over at the Register this fine Easter Monday morning! [Read more...]

A Plea to Rome: Unplug the Medjugorje Fraud Machine

Te Deum Laudamus on the latest in visible-from-space fraudulence of the grifting hucksters known as the Medjugorje “visionaries”. Dear Rome:  This thing stinks like a week old fish.  Shut it down, I implore you, before more people are hurt by this stunningly, blindingly, obvious fraud. [Read more...]

Congratulations to John C. Wright and Mike Flynn…

Hugo Award nominees!!! By the way, I interviewed both of them on my show recently. You can listen to the shows here. A Happy Easter indeed! [Read more...]

The St. Louis Mass Mob is Coming!

Inaugural St. Louis “Mass Mob” In North City Special Event Aims to Draw Attention to Historic Urban Churches What: Inaugural St. Louis “Mass Mob” Event Who: Mass is open to the public; Archbishop Robert J. Carlson, celebrant Where: Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church (3519 N. 14th Street, St. Louis, MO) When: Sunday, April 12, 9:30 [Read More...]

I am the Resurrection and the Life

Doctors said their newborn baby was dead.  Minutes later, a miracle occurs Some Easter joy from our wonderful and mysterious God. [Read more...]

The Feast Day of the Resurrection of the Son of God

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared. 2 And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they went in they did not find the body. * 4 While they were perplexed about this, behold, [Read More...]

Mazeltov, Mr. Stewart

The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive [Read more...]

Prayer Request and Work of Mercy

A reader writes: Rebecca and Sharb Dussault are childhood friends expecting their fifth child.  Rebecca is a former Olympian and an advisory member of Catholic Athletes for Christ.  My wife and I were talking last night about the old adage that God only gives you what you can handle.  If there is anyone who can [Read More...]

Prayer requests and a work of mercy

A reader writes: My son is in a deep depression. Please pray for him and for us, that we may know what we need to do about it.  He is already under a doctor’s care, but seems to be developing a resistance to the medication. Father, hear our prayer for his complete healing in body, [Read More...]