I’ll be on the Fargo Diocese’s “Real Presence” show live at 10 Eastern today

You can catch the live stream here on their website. Hope you can join me! … [Read more...]

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Have I told you lately that I know how to talk?

It's true! I have the speaker's page to prove it.  I'd love to come speak at your event, big or small. Contact me at simchafisher[at]gmail[dot]com, and let's chat! … [Read more...]

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Why I don’t do “What I Wore Sunday”

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So we get to the First Communion preparation workshop, which is *sigh* somewhat earlier than I'm used to getting up on Sundays. But I did all the things, I went on my treadmill, I took a shower, I even put mascara on. The kid is wearing underwear under her dress and shoes that match (each other, I mean. Not the underwear). We are a little groggy, but definitely pulling this off.We settle into our seats and wait patiently for our felt and our glue and our wheat templates. While I'm thinking … [Read more...]

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At the Register: Doctrine doesn’t change over the phone

Ring-ring. Hello? Hi, it's the Pope, and guess what? It's OPPOSITE DAY! From Conversations that didn't, won't, and wouldn't happen, vol. 836  … [Read more...]

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Yes, we still need feminism.

I used to wonder why any 21st-century woman would call herself a feminist.Feminism has become something utterly toxic. Maybe the word once stood for something useful and good, but feminism today means abortion on demand and without apology; now it means contempt for virginity, contempt for children, contempt for motherhood. Why would any right-thinking woman even want to use that name, when it puts you in such dreadful company?And anyway, why do we even need feminism anymore?  Aren't we … [Read more...]

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Next Year in Jerusalem

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Have you taught your children that, while Christmas is very important, it’s really Easter that’s the greatest feast of the year? Do they buy it?When I was little, this point of doctrine was obvious: All during Holy Week, my father could be heard practicing the Exsultet to chant at the Easter vigil, as my mother fried and ground up liver and onions in preparation for the Passover seder. The fragrant schmaltzy steam of the chicken soup, the palm leaves, bags of jelly beans for Easter Sunday and … [Read more...]

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Update on Robin’s Goatmilk Soap business!

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Time for an update! Robin is thrilled and grateful for the wild success of her GoFundMe campaign. She is working on assembling supplies and starting an Etsy shop. In the mean time, I would be so grateful if you could follow up your material generosity with some prayers for peace and encouragement as she launches this new venture!I will keep you updated -- and again, thank you so much for all of your help.**** We're looking at mid-June and the soaps I plan on having are in the list … [Read more...]

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