Speaking of the Pittsford Perennialist…

It’s hard to improve on this: “If we want to keep our reproductive rights, we must be willing to tell our stories, to be willing and able to say, ‘I love my life, but I wish my mother had aborted me,’” said Lynn Beisner quoted by TownHall.com‘s John Hawkins — The 25 Stupidest Liberal Quotes [Read More…]

The Back Porch Pundits…

are not a folk band appearing on A Prairie Home Companion. They are, however, a new blog by a diverse group of Catholic twenty-somethings that may interest you. Everything from Syria to theology to movie reviews. Check thou them out! [Read more…]

Politics is One Form of Religion

A false one. It’s amazing how close politics comes to being a religion for some people, complete with sacraments, rituals, altar calls, sermons, heretics, inquisitions, and the like. [Read more…]

Karl Keating Chats with Pete Vere…

…about his relationship with Gerry Matatics. A sad story but I think a fair and just account. [Read more…]

The September issue of Christian Democracy…

…is on the air. [Read more…]

Reader Ryan McLaughlin writes…

I hope this email finds you well! A friend and I are starting a new blog that’s all about the Sacred Heart devotion. We’re both twenty-something converts from Protestantism, and we’re both really passionate about how much devotion to the Sacred Heart has affected our spiritual lives. Our main goal is to do a First [Read More…]

Reader Laura Catherine Hudgens writes….

I am a Catholic mother of four children, ages 9-17, and a high school teacher. I run a blog that reviews young adult literature and books for the middle school crowd. Often when a child brings home a book from the school library or a book that has been assigned by a teacher, parents assume [Read More…]

Dale Price has a gift for succinct common sense

Here he is, with a nice quote pointing out that democratic societies, pretty much get the civilization they deserve: ‘What happens next?’ We shattered the family and called it ‘liberation.’ We elected grifters and called it ‘self-government.’ We pillaged the future and called it ‘prosperity.’ We lionized theft and called it ‘commerce.’ We scorned our [Read More…]

Mike Flynn on Steven Pinker…

and scientism. [Read more…]


Tim O’Neil, erstwhile wry, dry, rather sarcastic, eccentric, occasionally arrogant Irish-Australian atheist bastard, has tremendous and informative fun disabusing the vast cadre of internet atheists who worship rather than use the intellect of the gigantic myth of the Evil Old Catholic Church persecuting scientists and thereby creating The Dark Ages[TM].  In particular, he focuses his [Read More…]