Bittersweet Obituary

Man reveals his true identity and urges son to avenge his death. I know.  That sounds bad.  But it is actually touching when you read it.   God rest his soul through Jesus Christ our Lord. [Read more…]

Kim Carroll, Rest in Peace

Please pray for our dear friend, Kim Carroll, who died this morning after a battle with cancer. Remember as well her family, especially Brian, her husband, and her children Caisey, Ana, Rebecca, and John Paul. And if you think of it, pray for my wife, Janet, and Kim’s many grieving friends and family, across the [Read More…]

Good Counsel Homes has a page dedicated to Fr. Benedict Groeschel

God rest his wonderful soul. [Read more…]

Fr. Benedict Groeschel, RIP

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.  I have nothing but gratitude to him and for him. [Read more…]

James Foley, RIP

May his soul and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. [Read more…]

Robin Williams, RIP

He brought joy to a lot of people.  May he find in death the peace he could not find in life, through Christ our Lord. And please, if you must comment, prayer only.  If you feel a compulsion to make some political commentary, or wish him into hell because you’ve decided God has authorized you [Read More…]

Sarah Harkins Memorial Fund

As you may know from other blogs, a beautiful Catholic wife and mother named Sarah Harkins died suddenly a couple of days ago after complications from bee stings.  She was pregnant.  Her family is, of course, devastated by this tragedy and some beautiful friends of the family have contrived to help them by setting up [Read More…]

Way to go, Strat!

A beautiful and fitting end to a good man’s life: Stratford Caldecott will be buried beside his hero J.R.R. Tolkien. [Read more…]

RIP, dear sweet Stratford Caldecott

He was a fine man. Back in 2005, I had the honor of offering toasts at the Chesterton Society dinner that crowned the annual conference. Dale Ahlquist basically instructed us to tell a joke, make a toast and keep it short. Stratford’s joke was extra super hilarious because his soft-spoken manner combined magnificently with the [Read More…]

A Moment of Silence at 10:37 PDT Today

…for those killed in the Oso mudslide. This has really hurt Washington state. Please pray for them. May their souls and all the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. [Read more…]