One of the Riddles of the Universe…

is “Why are you reading me when you could be reading Marc Barnes?” Here, let me help cut that Gordian Knot right now. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you the inimitable Marc Barnes, who just can’t write badly. As Dan Savage might say: It gets better. [Read more...]

The Other Fr. Z….

…looks at the Lord’s Day. [Read more...]

Refreshing Common Sense

…from Fr. Jacob Maurer, who lives just down the road in Tacoma!  Nice to make your virtual acquaintance, Fr. Maurer! [Read more...]

Nicole DeMille…

…offers a different kind of Top Ten. I like that gal.  Her head is screwed on right.  We need a million more like her. [Read more...]

Jimmy Akin Does a Fine Job…

…of looking at the question of Jorge Bergoglio and the morality of lying.  A very judicious take.  Well done! By the way, just so you know, my thought experiment on Ubergruppenfuehrer Todt was written and posted hours before I saw Jimmy’s comments. [Read more...]

How Did John C. Wright Make the Journey From Hard-Boiled Atheist to Catholic?

He tells us here, in a fascinating tale. I love this guy. [Read more...]

How I love Marc Barnes

Here he is, being fantastic, as is his custom: “I used to call myself a conservative Catholic, because there’s only so many times a man can hear Nancy Pelosi say that her “Catholic faith” urges her to support abortion before he’s flipping tables, setting himself on fire, and otherwise striving to make a distinction between [Read More...]

A Fellow Flynn Fan Effuses

A reader writes: 1)      I enjoy your work even when I disagree with you; your friendly and lucid writing style help bring Biblical ideas and Church thought to my attention – which ultimately brings me closer to Christ – for that I thank you Thanks! 2)      Your post on the Church and science is near [Read More...]

A Blog for an Irish Ordinariate

Fr. O writes: I have recently set up a blog to promote the idea of setting up an Ordinariate in Ireland and provide a forum for those interested. Perhaps you’d take a look & if you like what you see, do what you can to help spread the word? The Ordinariate in Australia have already [Read More...]

Nice Little Piece

…explaining Thomas’ Five Ways of demonstrating the existence of God and showing the underlying unity of those ways. Drury also offers a nice take on Dawkins’ arguments from probability. [Read more...]

One of the many advantages of being Catholic

…is the fact that a connection to the past keeps you from thinking that the troubles of your tiny slice of history are utterly unprecedented and a cause for despair. The world has always been going to hell in a handbasket. That’s why the very first Christians said, “Save yourselves from this corrupt generation.” [Read more...]

Catholic Stand…

…has a new post up on the impotence of current Catholic engagement with politics and some noodlings about a new approach. [Read more...]