Tee hee

I don’t really have big problems with Halloween, which is mostly just an occasion for neighbors to visit and kids to have some fun running around at night, which is always exciting.  But Kathy Schiffer did crack me up with this quote which I can’t help hearing in the voice of Homer Simpson: “Okay, kids, [Read More...]

It’s the Obligatory “Everything You Know About the Pagan Origins of Halloween is Wrong” Post

Go here to learn some reality. [Read more...]

I love this guy so much

Pope visits Assisi: “Franciscan peace is not saccharine. Nor is it a kind of pantheistic harmony with forces of the cosmos…”… Turns out St. Francis was a Catholic.  Who knew? [Read more...]

Lizzie Scalia has an interestingly gynecological view…

…of the Assumption. It’s a perspective that I, who am significantly lacking in gynecological experiences, had never had occur to me. I’m not altogether sure I buy it as an argument for the Assumption (still noodling it), but it does throw some interesting light on one of the implications of the Incarnation that I flat [Read More...]

In Honor of Our Lady on Her Feast Day

A little Rosary meditation on the Assumption from Mary, Mother of the Son. [Read more...]

Among Members of a Fallen Species…

“I’m just as good as you” is not a bragging point.  Over at the Register, I offer a few reflections on the American Experiment in light of the fact that democracy is that form of government that shouts “Give us Barabbas!” [Read more...]

Happy 4th!

As you probably have guessed, I will be pretty scarce till Monday due to our National Birthday Party.  Here in America, the Land of Freedom, (ably demonstrated by Harry Potter cast members speaking the Language of Freedom)… …we celebrate something called the Fourth of July. Other countries do not have a Fourth of July due [Read More...]

Hey Mom!

Producer Julie Linn writes: I wanted to give you a heads up on a music video that I’ve just finished producing, in collaboration with my good friend and former pastor, Rev. Edward Namiotka.  I think he may be a FB friend/follower of yours. Father Ed is not only a terrific priest, but a fine lyricist [Read More...]

As a Result of Francis’ Footwashing…

I feel I have no alternative but to come out in favor of ordaining both women and Muslims. Clearly, this is the will of the Holy Spirit. Also, after reflection, I have to say that I believe the Second Vatican Council was called in order to prepare the Church for the full revelation of the [Read More...]

If Christ Has Not Been Raised

Here’s a little piece I did a few years back on why I think it obvious the Resurrection really happened.  Exalted Felicitations of the Day! I’m told the latest trend among professional atheists, who read each other but not actual New Testament scholarship except from the hothouse of court prophets for atheism like Bob Price [Read More...]