Universalism: Christianity’s Killer

We we all take that express escalator straight to heaven?

“Catholic” means “universal” but “Catholicism” does not mean “Universalism”. Universalism is the false doctrine that everybody will be saved. This is a sentimental belief held by people who are so cushioned from the realities of life that they don’t know anybody who deserves hell and they think God is just as nice and polite as [Read More...]

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Is Mercy is Always Mushy?

Is Mercy Marshmallow Mushy?

  My article for Aleteia this week considers the matter of mercy. Too often mercy is no more than soft sentimentality. It’s like marshmallows: soft, fluffy, sweet and lacking in nutrition. “The mushy bits” were the soft, sweet, sentimental parts of the story. Those were the bits for the girls and the boys felt obliged [Read More...]

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Abortion Leads to War

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It was Mother Teresa who said, I feel the greatest destroyer of peace today is ‘Abortion’, because it is a war against the child… A direct killing of the innocent child, ‘Murder’ by the mother herself… And if we can accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell other [Read More...]

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Earth is Moving for New Our Lady of the Rosary Church

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Did you help by donating to the campaign I ran last Fall to help build our new church? Thanks to you we have now had the ground breaking ceremony and the earth movers have begun their work. Joseph Pronechen has written a great article about the new church at National Catholic Register here. Today they [Read More...]

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Virginia Gun Violence: Symptom of Society’s Sickness

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From what we know so far a “disgruntled employee” Bryce Williams walks up and shoots dead twenty four year old Alison Parker and twenty seven year old Adam Ward. This continues a stream of mindless violence in our society that seems to be surging. Social engineers will say, “People respond like this because they’re poor. [Read More...]

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Ten Commandments for Protestants Considering Catholicism

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Working in the Bible Belt we Catholics often come across Protestants who are being led to the Catholic Church. However, their path seems to be littered with land mines. There seem to be so many obstacles and one of the things which a Catholic finds curious is how the enquiring Protestant usually doesn’t have a [Read More...]

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