Why So Much Fear In America?

When I lived in England people were not so scared all the time. Here in the USA I hear so much fear from people. I’ve lived back in my home country now for ten years. For eight of those years Barack Obama was the president. From those who disliked the president there was so much [Read More…]

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Am I a Priest or a Projector Screen?

You know those screens they had when we were kids? Uncle Joe would wrestle with the tripod legs and pinch his fingers trying to raise the darn thing, then he’d plug in the projector and show his holiday slides until everyone was yawning. I sometimes feel like one of those projector screens. A woman writes [Read More…]

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Are Muslims Our Brothers and Sisters?

The US Conference of Catholic Bishops have issued a statement re-assuring everyone that Catholics are welcoming to refugees. This is unremarkable in itself and simply re-affirms other documents¬†which ¬†lay out Catholic social teaching on refugees and immigrants. It’s good to hear the church’s social teaching on these matters, but one does pause to wonder at [Read More…]

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Trump and the Media: Dumb and Dumber

Embed from Getty Images   The left clearly don’t like President Trump’s edict suspending travel from seven countries, but their hysterical hyperbole over the whole matter isn’t going to do them any favors. The executive order might be dumb. The media’s response is dumber. This post really isn’t about the order itself or about Trump. [Read More…]

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Healing the Father Wound

Today’s blog post over at the National Catholic Register goes through a topic I have written on before. God has created us to long for and need the unconditional love of a Father. Feminists can deny it. Children can rebel against it. Adults can think it doesn’t matter, but it’s there like a mountain. Its [Read More…]

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The Liberal Lie is Collapsing

Have you ever noticed how lies have to keep getting bigger and bigger? Take, for example, the lie of the sexual revolution. It started out being a kind of hippie dream. You could “love the one you’re with” and with artificial contraception, have complete and joyful sexual freedom. But it didn’t stop there. It couldn’t [Read More…]

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