Some of You May Be Surprised to Learn that I Have a Temper

Or not. At any rate, it’s a frequent issue at confession for me and it gets me in trouble as, for instance, when I lose a writing gig at the National Catholic Register, a periodical that has shown me nothing but kindness for over a decade.  I’m grateful to them for those years and I [Read More…]

What Sort of Story Are We In?…

is under discussion over at the Register today. [Read more…]

Why Me? Why *Not* Me?

A little look at theodicy over at the Register. [Read more…]

Cradles and Converts

Two different sorts of Catholics and how they look at the Church are under discussion over at the Register. [Read more…]

Love Meeting Love: Ecumenism for Us Ordinary People

…is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more…]

What I Learned on a Walk

is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more…]

I’ve never like Lennon’s “Imagine”

I said so once and got a letter than just made me like it less. [Read more…]

We Say “Marana tha”, not “Klaatu Barada Nikto”

Here’s why. [Read more…]

St. Thomas and the Sciences

In which we learn why science was born in medieval Latin Europe and stillborn everywhere else. [Read more…]

Would Jesus Salute the Flag?

Is under discussion over at the Register. [Read more…]