After-lunch chat w/ Fr. Jim continues…

Our early-morning chat with Fr. James Martin is here. Now that we've all munched a bit, let us continue - there are questions here about 9/11, relativism and more. Don't forget, you can get a 35% discount on My Life With the Saints if you order via Loyola Press between today and June 8! Mention marketing code 2683 when ordering it either online at Loyola Books or calling 800-621-1008. Keep scrolling down for new questions and answers.Question/Comments from Jason, Martha and Snupnhomer: in … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Prudery, Virginity and Do-Me Feminism

John Hawkins is featuring an interview with Carol Platt Liebau wherein she discusses her new book, Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Damages Girls (and America, Too!)The cover-design is awful; it reminds me of one of Anne Rice's Vampire tomes, but the book itself sounds interesting. Here's an excerpt from the interview:CPL: ...in my view, there has been a strand of feminism that has been very destructive to young girls and even to women of slightly older ages and I talk about them in … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Lent: "Who told you that you were naked?" -UPDATED

Expulsion from Paradise* H/T Reader AnthonyThe woman saw that the tree was good for food, pleasing to the eyes, and desirable for gaining wisdom. So she took some of its fruit and ate it; and she also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized that they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made loincloths for themselves. ... Then [the Lord] said, "Where are you?" [Adam] answered, "I … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Gay Marriage, Hate Speech, Good Lord.

:::UPDATE::: CALIFORNIA PASSES GAY MARRIAGE::: MY THOUGHTS here :::END UPDATE::::Let's put this in chronological order, shall we?Primo: The dispute began in January 2003, when the two Oakland employees created a subgroup at their workplace called the "Good News Employee Association." It was partly in response to a group of homosexual employees having formed their own group 10 months before and being given access to the city e-mail system. One e-mail, dated Oct. 11, 2002, invited city … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK

Every Sperm is Sacred?

Got an interesting email from another blogger, a fairly new Catholic, who is having a little trouble believing something. He writes:...some people on my blog suggested that every ejaculation had to hit the target, so to speak....meaning, umm, no completed oral tasks, for example.I am quite sure hardly anyone knows about the "every sperm is sacred" rule or thinks it is still valid - I hadn't known that some insist every sperm had to umm "hit the target" - certainly no one in RCIA mentioned … [Read more...]

Like Patheos Catholic on Facebook!

Patheos Catholic LogoCLICK HERE TO "LIKE" PATHEOS CATHOLIC ON FACEBOOK