My Medjugorje Story

medjugorje

So Mark (the Dark Lord Shea-uman)¬†Shea is getting himself worked up into a delightful lather over there at his most illustrious and famous and much loved blog over his skepticism about Medjugorje. He shares that skepticism with a whole team of male, American Catholic bloggers who haven’t visited Medjugorje (and usually can’t spell it) A [Read More...]

Chust for Nice

sanmarcoint

The interior of San Marco in Venice. Go here for a story of how my visit to San Marco helped bring me into the Catholic Church. [Read more...]

San Marco

Piazza San Marco by Canaletto

What happened to St Mark? Go here. [Read more...]

Mormons and Modernism

The ceaseless smiling Mormon ads on Patheos have generated a fair bit of discussion on these blogs, and I have learned a good deal about this new religion. One of the details was the authorship of the Book of Abraham–one of the books in the Mormon scriptures. It’s a fascinating story. In 1830 or thereabouts [Read More...]

Faith in Action

Maximilian-Kolbe

Is there a contradiction in the gospels? In John 6 Jesus is asked the question, “What must we do to accomplish the works of God?” Jesus answers, “Believe on the one whom he sent.” But in Matthew’s gospel in the parable of the sheep and goats, Jesus says we will be judged according to our [Read More...]

Old Monk on War

oldmonk

If you would be a saint you must be a warrior. [Read more...]


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