Bid for a New Vespa

As part of St Joseph’s Catholic School annual fund raiser there is an online auction for a brand new Vespa. Bid online up to the last minute. The bids are now at just $2,600.00. The recommended retail price is $4,800.00. You could get a bargain! Buy it for your priest! It’s the one kind of [Read More...]

Christ the King

Christ the King says that his kingdom is not of this world, but he also says to his disciples, “Go out into the world and preach the gospel.” What is the proper relationship between Church and State? There are four models for the interaction between the civil authority. 1) The State Church: the civil authority [Read More...]

A Modest Proposal

Now that the American people have elected Barack Obama as our next president, those of us who are opposed to his pro abortion stance must take a deep breath and step back to consider. While it is possible to be a single issue voter, no president can be a single issue president. There are many [Read More...]

Christ the King

Jesus shall reign where’er the sunDoes his successive journeys run;His kingdom stretch from shore to shore,Till moons shall wax and wane no more. Behold the islands with their kings,And Europe her best tribute brings;From north to south the princes meet,To pay their homage at His feet. To Him shall endless prayer be made,And praises throng [Read More...]

Letters of Support

The letters of support for Fr Newman and myself continue to flow in. Most heartwarming are the ones from fellow converts. Here’s one: I wanted to add my support and prayers for you and for Fr. Newman. Bless you both for being strong in the faith! I used to be an Episcopalian . . . [Read More...]

C.S.Lewis RIP

It’s the forty fifth anniversary of C.S.Lewis’ death today. Here’s an excerpt from his famous sermon, The Weight of Glory.  There are no ordinary people. You have never talked to a mere mortal. Nations, cultures, arts, civilizations–these are mortal, and their life is to ours as the life of a gnat. But it is immortals [Read More...]