The Pew Lady…

…gets it. [Read more...]

Michael Liccione Speaks the Truth

Sez he: We cannot revive Christian civilization by trying to revive Christian civilization. We can do it only with one person and family at a time making Jesus the center of their lives and their chief love. This, by the way, is everything Pope Francis has been saying. [Read more...]

Marc Barnes and others…

…are up to good things as Franciscan students work to leaven the town of Steubenvill with the gospel per Evangelii Gaudium and the Church’s missionary imperative.  I love that guy and I love that school. [Read more...]

A reader is interested in doing evangelization and apologetics

…over at the Register.  We chat about it here. [Read more...]

A reader puzzles about how to be a good witness

He writes: I am one of the readers of your blog and enjoy reading your apologetics. I am writing to you concerning the call to every Christian to love and serve God and submit to his will, which in today’s world of “me, myself and I” is a very ludicrous idea. The question is how [Read More...]

Cool? Pretty Dang!

Tips for Jesus is going around leaving gigantic tips for wait staff.  As in $5000 tips.  That is extremely cool.  Way to go, whoever you are. [Read more...]

Ratzinger on the New Evangelization

…sounds a lot like Francis on the New Evangelization. [Read more...]

Reader Dan C Gets it…

That is, he gets that the only real difference between Francis and his immediate predecessors is not a change in the Church’s teaching, but simply a particular gift for being able to make the Church’s teaching heard. All the recent popes have said the same thing.  The difference is that Francis is unavoidable.  Three central [Read More...]

Tribalism and Blowing an Evangelistic Opportunity

I have heard from any number of people expressing horror–yes, horror–at the idea that people on the cultural and political left find Francis attractive.  In the early Church, a Paul would have seized such an opportunity to preach the gospel to a receptive audience. But in our tribalized culture of identity politics, and aided and [Read More...]

Bed-wetting Reactionary Wusses…

panic over Pope Francis yet again. JoAnna Wahlund grabs them by the shoulders as they scream incoherently like a little girl with a spider on her blouse, and talks them down. Turns out Pope Francis is pretty much saying, you know, what the Church has always said about the possible salvation of non-believers. It also [Read More...]


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