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…]

John C. Wright on Neil Gaiman on Libraries

Gaiman strikes me as somebody with his head screwed on straight. John C. Wright does too. Put them together and you have, like, a double stuff Oreo of tasty goodness. [Read more…]

Vox Nova on the New Gilded Age

Some reasonable points here. And they remind me of this, of course. [Read more…]

Quartermaster of the Barque sez…

Voter Appreciation Day was a Huge Success! This is proven with geometric logic by mean of scientific photography scientifically documenting the presence and drinkage) of much beer: “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Benjamin Franklin, Crypto-Catholic [Read more…]

Oh Goody! Mike Flynn is Starting Another Series!

Summa origines scientiarum, in which he will school Jerry Coyne and sundry New Atheists who, as historians of science and its relationship to the Christian tradition, are as ignorant and arrogant as barflies on their fourth beer, blathering about they know not what. This is going to be fun! [Read more…]

Thomas Peters offers reflections…

…on his traumatic spine injury and process of recovery. Father, continue your work of healing until it is completed body, soul, and spirit in heaven, after a long and fruitful life of happiness with his family. We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen. You know, it bugs me when people show up in my [Read More…]