JP2 Still on Fire for God

The Daily Telegraph reports the appearance of a vision of Pope John Paul the Great from within a bonfire. Make of it what you will, but it certainly proves that Catholics have more fun. [Read more...]

Been Away

Sorry no blogging. I’ve been away again: this time taking 88 ninth graders from St Joseph’s Catholic School on the Freshmen Retreat. They’re fantastic kids. I just with someone would find a way for me to have an energy transfusion from them to me. [Read more...]

Saint Antimo

Jeffrey’s got a particularly stunning sequence of pictures from an Abbey in Tuscany. These are my two favorites. Double click on the interior shot. It enlarges nicely. [Read more...]

The Abortion Pill

Some English doctors want women to be allowed to pop a few pills to have their own abortion at home. They say the use of these pills are find and dandy up to nine weeks into a pregnancy. I know very little about the medical aspects of this, but they say that a couple of [Read More...]

Devotional Reading

“Now the layman or amateur needs to be instructed as well as to be exhorted. In this age his need for knowledge is particularly pressing…. For my own part I tend to find the doctrinal books often more helpful in devotion than the devotional books, and I rather suspect that the same experience may await [Read More...]


One of my joys at the moment is teaching the RCIA course at St Mary’s Greenville. We have an excellent team who organize all the paperwork, the small groups, the schedule etc. We have forty catechumens, a good number of which come from a Baptist/Evangelical background, including a few from the world of Bob Jones [Read More...]