At this festive time of year…

…it is important to recall that I once gave bunny ears to Dr. Peter Kreeft. [Read more…]

Merry Christmas!

…from His Ho-Ho-Holiness! HT: Daniel Finn [Read more…]

The Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ

The Twenty-fifth Day of December, when ages beyond number had run their course from the creation of the world, when God in the beginning created heaven and earth, and formed man in his own likeness; when century upon century had passed since the Almighty set his bow in the clouds after the Great Flood, as [Read More…]

The Many Paradoxes of Thanksgiving

A fun piece I wrote some years back on the poor Puritan and his forced submission to becoming venerable. [Read more…]

To all the Veterans in my life, living and dead

Thank you for everything you’ve done for us! God love you! [Read more…]

Forward! Into the Past!

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FACT! The Puget Sound Giant Octopus is the largest species of octopus in the world

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Just a reminder to rigorists

This did not come in with Vatican II: “From this it follows that we must reckon among them also all children who die in baptismal grace, as well as those adults who, after a life stained with sin, are converted on their death-beds. The same is true of the numerous predestined who, though outside the [Read More…]

My buddy Marcus Daly, the Coffinmaker…

is featured in Northwest Catholic this month.  Appropriate for All Soul’s Day. [Read more…]

Over at Catholic Weekly, I’m explaining the fake history of Halloween…

…to our neighbors in Oz. Halloween’s not all that much of a thing there.  But since American pop culture tends to get in the water supply everywhere, forewarned is forearmed (whereas monsters are four-armed). [Read more…]