Dan Burke begins a very welcome and much-needed series

He writes: I am sure you are aware of the rise of several forces in the Church that are very destructive. One has been around a long time – the chasing after apparitions and an inordinate or unhealthy focus on private mystical experience unmoored from the heart of the Church (Maria Divine Mercy is a [Read More...]

Simcha Fisher…

…is giving away the farm!  Today’s your chance to load up on some NFP swag.  I offered to give away a free Sam Rocha with my autograph on his face (now with natural maple flavor and imported from Canada!), but Simcha said no.  Then I offered to sign a copy of Forming Intentional Disciples “Sherry [Read More...]

Sherry Antonetti on What it Means to Be a Catholic Blogger

I’ve written on How to be a Catholic Blogger, but Sherry takes up the question of what it means in a very generous and thoughtful way. [Read more...]

The Late Stratford Caldecott on…

…the Search for the Secret of Life and Death. Eternal memory. [Read more...]

Simcha Fisher on the Odious Pewsitter Site

In parts of the Islamic world, women can get horsewhipped and killed for the “crime” of getting raped.  That’s because, in certain barbarous parts of the world, all that matters is that the female organism underwent the act of coitus, forced or consensual, to incur ritual guilt with very real penalties.  It’s a mindset that [Read More...]

The Redoubtable Michelle Arnold of Catholic Answers…

Has a blog, titled “Peace, Joy, Pancakes“. Here’s a little taste: “Catholic By Choice” “The Carmelites and Their Scapular” “How to Answer Stupid Questions” Always good to have more sensible Catholic voices out there working in the Vineyard! Live long and prosper, Michelle! [Read more...]

Mike Flynn on Electrons, Photons, Transubstantiation and the Trinity

Our culture is one that deeply believes that when a High Priest called a “scientist” dons his liturgical vestment of a lab coat and mediates reality to laypeople by declaring “We believe photons and electrons behave like particles and waves and that is a mystery”, he is just stating Hard Fact that only a fool [Read More...]

Kevin O’Brien…

…on living in the Church vs. living in a cult. Don’t imagine for one moment that being a Catholic immunizes us from being cultists–or from trying to shrink the Church down from being the Church to being a cult centered around some idol of our own making.     [Read more...]

Love Leah Libresco

Here she is in Ireland, doing her math geek Catholic thing. [Read more...]

The Indomitable and Many-Splendored Brandon Vogt writes…

…that he “has a lengthy interview with Cardinal Thomas Collins, Archbishop of Toronto, about marriage, divorce, communion, and other pressing issues related to the family. He’s a breath of clarity in a confusing world.” [Read more...]

The Mackerel Snapper Blog…

…on the Immaculate Conception of Mary. Just a reminder, you can pre-order a copy of the new single volume, unabridged, revised and expanded Mary, Mother of the Son, signed and everything, by ordering it from me. Just click on the beautiful shiny cover below: Here is the publisher’s description of the book: Mark P. Shea’s [Read More...]

Fr. Angelo Mary Geiger Continues to Fight the Good Fight

…in defense of the Faith and the Holy Father against Reactionary enemies of both.  God bless his work in the Vineyard. [Read more...]


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