Freedom of Worship?

Cardinal George writes here on the direction our country is going. Among other things he comments on the prevailing tendency by Hilary Clinton and the Obama administration to change the term “freedom of religion” to “freedom of worship.” “Freedom of worship was guaranteed in the Constitution of the former Soviet Union,” Cardinal George said. “You could [Read More...]

What’s Going On?

Here is what is going on politically: In this public appearance Nancy Pelosi says the Catholic Church wants to ban contraceptives. This is part of a political ploy in election year. The HHS Mandate was a set up. It wasn’t about women’s health. It wasn’t about contraceptives per se. It was a way to set the [Read More...]

They Call it Gendercide

The murder of unborn baby girls in Britain is in the news this week, and this female columnist is shocked and horrified. Yet, in the middle of the article she clings stubbornly to the Clinton creed about abortion wanting it to be “safe, legal and rare.” The simple fact is that although abortion might be [Read More...]

Why Fasting?

Fasting, Almsgiving and Prayer during Lent, and today a few thoughts about fasting. Why fast? First of all, let’s put to rest that ridiculous, girly idea that Lent is all about “taking something up” not “giving something up”. I’ve always considered that to be a soft option. By all means take something up, but you [Read More...]

Take Up Evangelism with Holy Cards

At the beginning of Lent you are often encouraged to “take something up” as well as “give something up”. OK, but you’d better give something up as well. So give something up, but also, why not take up Catholic Evangelism with Holy Cards? Here’s how it works. I have had four types of holy cards [Read More...]

The Deadly Seven

I have a weekly series for Lent on Catholic Online on the Seven Deadly Sins.  Here’s the first article on Greed and Envy. [Read more...]