Yr. Obdt. Svt. on the Gift of Counsel

…over at the Register. [Read more...]

Melchizedek and the Priesthood…

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

Nationalism vs. Patriotism

…is under discussion over at the Register, wherein we discover the strange secret affinity between Michelle Obama and Rush Limbaugh and learn from Chesterton the secret of loving our country vs. using it as a kind of armored tank to trick out and enhance our sinful pride and will to power. [Read more...]

Where Was Peter When Paul Wrote Romans?

Hint: Not Where Moses Was When the Lights Went Out. This perennial chestnut of anti-Catholic polemics is under discussion with a puzzled Catholic reader over at the Register. [Read more...]

Pity for the Persecuting World

In which we discuss the amazing reality that the Christians who were beaten from pillar to post felt pity for the people persecuting and killing them–and that we should too.  When all you have is earthly power and no hope, life sucks even when you are top dog. [Read more...]

A reader puzzles about the deuterocanon

…over at the Register. Yr. Obdt. Svt. tries to be of use to him. [Read more...]

A reader struggles with lay life after seminary…

…over at the Register.  Some clueless fat guy with no experience of seminary but lots of experience of lay life takes a shot at trying to help. [Read more...]

Mary: Dwelling Place of Wisdom in Body and Soul

Yr. Obdt. Svt. offers a little compare and contrast between Solomon, who was wise, and Mary, who gave birth to the Wisdom of God. [Read more...]

Regular Reasoning and “Signs and Wonders” Reasoning

In which we look at ways to situate within the Tradition the human habit of trying to second-guess God on the basis of thunderbolts, dodgy prophecies, and coincidences. [Read more...]


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