Fr. Dwight doesn’t like…

resurrucifixes.  I’m not super keen on them either.  I sometimes fancy that part of the reason the death and resurrection of Jesus have this curious three day span between them is precisely to emphasize the really truly deadness of his death in order to emphasize the really truly aliveness of his resurrection.  Resurrucifixes tend to [Read More...]

My Pal Jason Stellman is involved in a promising new site

It’s called Heavy for the Vintage. He writes: A few friends and I have started this site, Heavy for the Vintage. About half of us are Christians, I’m the only Catholic, and we are basically just writing op-ed type stuff at this point, engaging cultural issues. Our Twitter blurb says “We think out loud, vent, [Read More...]

Ben at 2Catholic Men has an interesting rumination…

…on what our “triggers” are, partly occasioned by reading By What Authority? And that was written before the book had been revised and expanded and given an awesome new cover!  Heaven knows what triggers will be set off now that the book has undergone its dramatic transformation from this to this!: You should click on the [Read More...]

Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 3

Article 3. Whether Christianity enabled the rise of science in the West Mike Flynn on Jerry Coyne is sort of like watching a cat playing with an incredibly arrogant and somewhat dim mouse. Fun! [Read more...]

Simcha Fisher has a sweet deal…

She’s adding some prizes to a kickstarter for her brother-in-law’s brother’s handmade pasta company.  Nice prize is Fr. Barron’s new DVD set. It’s always nice when a work of mercy has prizes attached. [Read more...]

Behold the Mackerel Snapper Blog!

Written by a convert for the benefit of those who are either not Catholic or who are considering becoming Catholic. Check it out! [Read more...]

Natural Revelationpalooza!

Over at the Register, we continue looking at Natural Revelation by looking at evolution as form of evidence for Thomas’ argument from design, thus causing atheist fundamentalists in the comboxes to have asplodeyt heads and to argue for their position by explaining “Shut up!” Meanwhile, over at Strange Notions, I argue with a more reasonable [Read More...]

Nicole DeMille is a Catholic with Her Head Screwed on Straight

Here she is, offering practical common sense for those who would also like engage in what the Germans call Katholischeheadscrewedonstraightnessfahrvergnügen.  Some Catholics just radiate light.  She’s one of ‘em. [Read more...]

What Joy!

The next installment in Mike Flynn’s series “Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 2” is up!  Don’t miss it if you can! [Read more...]

The Fairy Tale Prince and the Five Surprises

Once upon a time there was a prince named Blessed Karl von Habsburg… [Read more...]

Get Religion on the Use of the Word “Devout”

They, like me, thinks it’s a word the press beats to death on the flimsiest provocation. Which gives me a chance to run a little piece I wrote some time ago called “Vatican Cracks Down on Devout Catholic Bus Plunges“–a title I am far too smugly pleased about. [Read more...]

Summa origines scientiarum: Articulus 1

Question I. Whether Christianity promoted the rise of science Don’t miss this series. This is the sort of stuff Mike Flynn was born to write. He does it better than anybody else I’ve ever encountered. Delightful! [Read more...]


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