The invaluable Amy Welborn…

…on, among other things, the daft Church/State financial arrangments in Germany and how that provides vital background to the stuff the German bishops are doing and saying. I also like this quintessentially Welbornian clarity of thought about the media’s hyperfocus on Cdl. Kasper: (Well, first you should be wondering why the head of a national church [Read More...]

Tom McDonald has been doing a series on ghosts

over at God and the Machine. The series is here. His latest post is here. I’ve always found the topic interesting since I have great respect for human traditions that are universally attested throughout all of human history, as ghosts are. At the same time, I find it fascinating that the Church is, in its [Read More...]

TolkienCatholic is On the Air!

He writes: Long time reader of your blog here. I recently launched a new site/blog/”imperial headquarters of universal domination” called Tolkien Catholic. As you might surmise, it is dedicated to exploring and expounding the richness of Tolkien’s creative and spiritual vision, which I spent the last year and a half studying in the process of [Read More...]

Prayer Requests and Works of Mercy

A reader writes: Please ask all the prayer warriors you know to pray for our daughter Theresa. She’s 9 and newly diagnosed with osteosarcoma. http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/littlemisst Father, hear our prayer for Theresa’s complete healing in body, soul, and spirit.  Give her caregivers grace, wisdom, counsel, knowledge, understanding, compassion, creativity, insight, skill and the proper technology to [Read More...]

Leticia Ochoa Adams is a hot mess convert with a scandalous sense of humor

I know her from FB.  Big heart.  Has her head screwed on straight.  Serious about following Jesus and being a Catholic.  Check thou out her blog! [Read more...]

John Medaille is interviewed…

…over at Solidarity Hall. Daniel Schwindt and Elias Crim are attempting something very interesting with Solidarity Hall. Check it out! Daniel will also be posting an interview with Yr. Obdt. Svt. there in a few days. [Read more...]

I love Terry Nelson

The man has his head screwed on straight. [Read more...]

Required reading on Catholic Social Teaching

Courtesy of book maven Ian Rutherford. [Read more...]

Michael Flynn on Thomas’ First Way…

…of demonstrating the existence of God.  The man is a walking education, and very fun to read. [Read more...]

Scenes of Domestic Bliss

Had muffins for dinner the other night. Somebody asked what kind they were. Jan replied, “Banana nut” and I was irresistibly compelled to add, “DOO DOO DIH DO DO!” Peter then said, “Banana nut?” And I replied “DOO DOO DIH DO!” Luke answered, “Banana nut.” And I erupted with: “DOO DOO DIH DO DO, DIH [Read More...]


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