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December 20, 2017
Cardinal Law has Died
It's just now being reported that Cardinal Bernard Law has passed away. Law was pressured...
December 18, 2017
The Sixth Sorrow Of Mary: The Lamentation
A voice is heard in Ramah, mourning and great weeping, Rachel weeping for her children...
December 16, 2017
The Fifth Sorrow of Mary: The Crucifixion and death of Christ
The first time she beheld Him, He was naked, soaked in her amniotic fluid...
December 15, 2017
The Fourth Sorrow of Mary: Mary Meets Jesus on the Via Dolorosa
It is not going to be all right. It is not going...
November 25, 2017
The Second Sorrow of Mary: The Flight into Egypt
Imagine her terror. Things were bad enough before. She came to Bethlehem in the...
November 05, 2017
There has Been Another Shooting
There has been another shooting. I could have opened a blog post with that sentence...
September 07, 2017
Murder Most Dubious
I have seen several people publicly declare that if you believe the Pope is complicit...
April 14, 2017
Somewhere, they are lifting up the evening sacrifice. Scarlet stains the stone before the Holy...
April 07, 2017
The Twelfth Station: Jesus Dies on the Cross
We adore You, O Christ, and we bless You, because by Your Holy Cross You...
March 28, 2017
A Work of Mercy For Leticia and her Family
About two weeks ago I wrote a post partially about Leticia Adams, who lost her son...
March 24, 2017
The Eighth Station: Jesus Consoles the Women of Jerusalem
We adore You, O Christ, and we bless, You, because by Your holy cross you...
March 09, 2017
The Most Terrible Mystery
Last night I was vague because I didn't want to divulge anything that was meant...
March 09, 2017
A Prayer Request For My Readers
In your charity, please join me in prayer for a friend whose son just passed...
March 08, 2017
The Third Station: Jesus Falls the First Time
We adore You, O Christ, and we bless You, because by Your holy Cross you have...
January 11, 2017
The Problem of Dylann Roof
Yesterday, sometime before the internet explode with urine jokes, the white supremacist terrorist Dylann Roof...
January 10, 2017
Requiem For The Forgotten
A woman froze to death today. She was homeless. She'd been evicted from her low-income...
January 07, 2017
The Sign of the Tau: On the Death of Father Mike Scanlan
I just got back from a pilgrimage, and found that Father Mike Scanlan was dead. ...
December 27, 2016
Carrie Fisher Has Died
My heart is broken. People Magazine is reporting that Carrie Fisher just died of the...
December 15, 2016
Sentimentality And The Hospital Santa Virus
It seems that there is significant doubt as to the veracity of that "heartwarming" five-year-old-dying-in-Santa's-arms story...
November 16, 2016
Priests For Life USA Is Now Posting Violence Porn
How would you feel if a relative or loved one was violently killed, by decapitation...
November 10, 2016
Leonard Cohen Has Died
Leonard Cohen, the famed singer and songwriter, passed away today at the age of...
September 30, 2016
Old Scratch and the Wal Mart Ressurrection
(image via Pixabay) It was a couple of years ago now, in Autumn. I'd just...
September 15, 2016
David Mills on What is More Enduring Than Lessons
(Image: Mosaic and inscription above the side portal of Saint Mary Church in Emauzy, Prague, Czechia,...
September 14, 2016
Why the Cross? A Meditation for the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross
Why the Cross? Oh, so many reasons. I couldn't tell you them all. Ask me...
September 11, 2016
The Only Way to Make Good Happen
(Image: firefighters outside the Pentagon on September 11, 2001, via Wikimedia Commons) My almost-five-year-old daughter...
July 28, 2016
Blood, Sweat, Poop And the Theotokos
I just had to share another wonderful conversation I had lately with my talented friends...
July 27, 2016
End the Year of Mercy?
I know, I know. You should never read the comments. But I couldn't help myself....
July 15, 2016
Blessed are We Who Mourn
I wake up, the morning after yet another terrorist attack in France, wondering what on...
July 08, 2016
Prayers for Dallas
I am watching the news in mounting horror. As it stands right now, eleven police officers...
May 12, 2016
There has Been A Death
I want to introduce you to my friend Kreed, and I wish I could do...
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