The Mackerel Snapper Blog

…has lots of interesting stuff to say about lots of interesting stuff. Check thou it out! [Read more…]

Typically thoughtful observation from Sherry Weddell

She writes: Deacon Greg Kendra over at the Deacon’s Bench has linked to a speculative piece over at the Pray Tell blog about ways that women could exercise leadership and decision-making in the Church without being ordained. I thought I’d share what I have written about several times over at ID blog: As I have [Read More…]

Tom Kreitzberg is always so beautifully pithy

Sez he: In this year’s Lenten message, Pope Francis writes: “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sake he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich” (2 Cor 8:9)… Lent is a fitting time for self-denial; we would do well [Read More…]

What hath the Internet Wrought?

Kevin O’Brien’s 1000th post, among other things. [Read more…]

Fr. Denis Lemieux Looks Beyond…

…Capitalism and Socialism. [Read more…]

The Latest Issue of Christian Democracy…

…is on the air! [Read more…]

Scott Eric Alt Says it…

…way better than me. [Read more…]

Somehow I Feel Strangely… Compelled… to Post This

God Cancels Free Will: God has canceled free will for the human species effective immediately, according to a terse communication from the Celestial Department of Human Relations. “Certain regrettable abuses have made it necessary to withdraw the human attribute of free will. We apologize for any inconvenience this change may cause to our valued subscribers. [Read More…]

Reader Shaun McAfee sends along…

…seven reasons to believe in the Perpetual Virginity of Mary. [Read more…]

Over at the Sacred Page…

John Bergsma does a fine job of exploding the silly suburban bourgeois myth that ancient paganism was a world of buttercup twirling goddess worshippers that was inexplicably routed by brutal and intolerant followers of Christ.  The tolerance of the classical world was the essence of its brutality and the intolerance of the Christians for it casual [Read More…]