Immaculate Conception

How silently and secretly God chose to give humanity a new start. How silently and secretly he created the second Eve. How silently and secretly she who would trample Satan underfoot was conceived in this dark world. How silently and secretly God’s plan for redemption began. [Read more...]

The Darth Vader Code

Art experts in Italy have uncovered images of Darth Vader in Leonardo DaVinci’s masterpieces. They can only be found when mirrors are placed in certain spots of the paintings. In the meantime another scholar has uncovered a previously undiscovered manuscript in the secret Vatican libraries showing that “DaVinci” is actually a shortened codename version of:Darth [Read More...]

Martyr in the Bible Belt

The Shriners of Whapping have this interesting story about Fr James Coyle, a priest shot by a Ku Klux Klansman in Alabama in 1921. [Read more...]

Advent Joy

This is my first Advent as a Catholic priest. I had forgotten the majestic joy of the season of Advent. It comes to me through the readings in the Divine Office. It comes to me through the somber and majestic prophetic readings at Mass. It comes to me through the violet vestments, the extra candles, [Read More...]

Pullman on Pullman

Evidently the Pullman movie is not as bad as the books. The problem remains that very often the films draw the viewers to read the book. If you’re in any doubt about Philip Pullman’s intentions, here are his own words: “‘I’m trying to undermine the basis of Christian belief,’ says Pullman. ‘Mr. Lewis [C.S. Lewis, [Read More...]

Prayer for First Week of Advent

Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away the works of darkness and put upon us the armor of light, now in the time of this mortal life, in which your Son Jesus Christ came to visit us in great humility; that in the last day, when he shall come again in his [Read More...]


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