A Priest’s Indie Music Project

Reader Ancilla Domini writes: I hope this note finds you well & happy. I wanted to share the following with you. Fr. McGoldrick is a friend and seminary classmate of my dear Fr. Zelonis. I’m sending it along hoping to garner him some traffic and some support for his project. Visit if you like! Check [Read More...]

Chesterton on Campus

Chesterton famously observes that when you get rid of the Big Laws (against, for instance, sexual purity and honoring one another with our bodies) you don’t get freedom and you don’t even get anarchy. You get the small laws. And so the Sexual Revolution produces, not liberation, but strangling micromanaging attempts to cope with rampant [Read More...]

The “Kid Getting Kicked out of KFC” story was a hoax

The little girl and her injuries is real enough. It’s just that grandma is a grifter. Silver lining: KFC has demonstrated that they are a class act by honoring their $30,000 gift to the little girl despite the hoax. Think I’ll buy me some chicken from those guys just to say “Well done.” [Read more...]

Kevin Knight in the News!

My pal Kevin Knight gets profiled over at Aleteia. Profiled in a good way, that is, not in a “potential terrorist” way. When you look up the word “droll” in the dictionary, it has a picture of Kevin next to it. The cracks me up. A few years ago, somebody–I think it was one of [Read More...]

Meriam Ibrahim Freed–And Re-Arrested–and Freed Again

Thanks be to God through our Lord Jesus Christ for allegedly futile and narcissistic hashtag activism. And above all for the courageous witness of this great woman and daughter of God. The world of full of quiet heroes like her. Let her name be praised in the city gates. UPDATE: And now she’s been re-arrested. [Read More...]

When Evil Badassery Goes Klonk

Sin makes you stupid. [Read more...]

One relic of our Puritan heritage…

is that it is more important to punish the poor than to do what is sensible. [Read more...]

Man Cooked to Death in Scalding Shower by Cops–as Punishment

I trust they will receive the customary Severe Vacation with Pay. [Read more...]

Harry Potter Retold by People Who have Never Read or Seen Harry Potter

Huhlarious! [Read more...]

At least one homeless person will come again in glory to judge the living and the dead

… so we might want to mind our p’s and q’s about how we treat the rest of them. [Read more...]

Mary, Mother of the Son is back!

Excellent news!  Mary, Mother of the Son is at the printers and will be available very soon.  If you want a signed dead tree version, you can click on this really-quite-beautiful-if-I-do-say-so-myself cover and pre-order now… or you can click here as well, or wait a while till it becomes available for various forms of e-book [Read More...]

A reader struggles with despair over quarrelsome Catholics

…and the least qualified person in the world attempts an answer since he wrote to me–over at the Register. [Read more...]

Sensus Fidelium Doesn’t Mean Majority Opinion

sez Francis. I love this guy so much! [Read more...]

Why I Don’t Vote Democrat

Senate Democrats Pushing Bill to Wipe Out Every Single Pro-Life Law on Abortion [Read more...]

Behold the Kingdom

Mom hugs daughter’s killer in court. [Read more...]

Beauty Everywhere!

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Way to Go, Youse Guys!

A reader writes back: I just wanted to say thank you for posting the information about Noah’s Band-Aid Drive last week. It’s been going really well and he’s so excited to see the bandages pouring in! He even scored a short interview on our local news to promote the effort So, thank you for helping [Read More...]

World Pride Reparation Day

Reader Sheepcat writes: For the third year running, we’ve organized a global prayer event in reparation for Pride Toronto–this time, it’s WorldPride. We’re inviting people to make a mortification and commit to an hour in the presence of our Eucharistic Lord for the intentions of Charity, Clarity, Chastity. Our event runs from June 20 through July [Read More...]

VA Requires a Man to Get a Vasectomy

…as part of a plea deal.  Amanda Marcotte, proving that a stopped clock is right twice a day, offers a protest that any Catholic would agree with. [Read more...]

A Ruling Class That Acts like the One in the Last Story

…increasingly selects for cops that act like the ones in this story as it readies itself for when the consequences of its folly and corruption are felt on a wide scale by the people it regards as subjects and not fellow citizens. Put your trust in God, not in princes. [Read more...]

There are ways to help the victims in Iraq

Mercy Corps is one of them. We who supported the creation of this catastrophe have a special obligation to help the victims of our folly. [Read more...]