Lent Homilies

I’m beginning a new series of homilies for Lent starting tomorrow. They are on four words (I’m away one Sunday) beginning with ‘D’: Desert, Desire, Discipline, Detachment. Tune in to the podcasts here. [Read more...]

Blogger’s Choice Awards!

When does this competition finish? Does anybody know? I think the other one was run better… Vote now if you haven’t already! [Read more...]

Ancient and Modern

Sister Schneiders says the trendy sisters have “given birth to a new form of religious life.” Read it here. At least they now admit it. The trendy sisters in mini-habits are doing something which isn’t really Catholic anymore. Sister says she’s not really very concerned about the new investigation into women’s religious orders that is [Read More...]

Contraceptives and the Economic Collapse

Everything is connected and it may sound absurd to link contraception with the economic collapse, but think about it:  History will look back and decide that artificial contraception was the most radical and earth shattering invention ever devised by mankind. When the link between the sexual act and procreation was broken it not only changed [Read More...]

UK Teens having Abortions Soar

This article from the Daily Telegraph  records the soaring rate of teen pregnancies in the UK. They have the highest rate of teenage girls getting pregnant in the developed world, and half of them now end by killing the baby. The pro aborts actually say publicly that the 50% abortion rate is a good thing because the stigma [Read More...]

Hoisted on Their Own Petard

The title is a great Anglicism meaning they were blasted by their own firework, or ‘it all backfired’. For readers who have missed this fascinating soap opera, The Tablet is a left wing English ‘Catholic’ weekly that’s been around a long time and thinks it is an important voice of English Catholicism. Last week one [Read More...]