Grace PendingWhat Do We Value?
Twenty-five years of accumulated household stuff has a way of overwhelming a modest home. Tons of read – and unread – books, Scrabble games with missing tiles (but somehow with a full complement of Qs, Xs, and Zs), Monopoly games with a shortage of cash rivaling an Athens ATM, and toys long-since abandoned for lipstick, prom dresses, [Read More...]
Kate O'Hare's Pax CulturatiSeahawk QB Russell Wilson Talks God, All the Media Hears Is ‘No Sex’
Although he’s only 26, Russell Wilson has already been offered and rejected $1M to play baseball (twice), been to two Super Bowls with the Seattle Seahawks, won the first one (in only his second year in the NFL), been married (to his high school sweetheart) and divorced — and given his life to Jesus at the [Read More...]
Seasons of GraceGood News, Bad News: Stuff Catholics Care About
Got just a minute? Here’s a quick recap of three news items I spotted today. GOOD NEWS: California’s Assisted Suicide Bill Dies for Lack of Support SB 128, which would have legalized assisted suicide in the state of California, is off the table. Pro-life groups had rallied against the Death With Dignity bill, in part [Read More...]
Standing on my HeadTwelve Things to Remember if the SCOTUS Decision Upsets You
The Supreme Court decision allowing gay “marriage” in the United States has upset all right minded Christians, and rightly so. It is pretty clear that the Supreme Court has... [Read More]
I Have to Sit DownMaria Goretti didn’t die for her virginity
Or she wasn’t canonized just because she managed to remain a virgin, anyway. Let’s back up. When you think about holiness, do you fall into bathwater thinking? Bathwater thinking... [Read More]
Public CatholicGay Marriage Sets Friend Against Friend, Brother Against Brother.
Photo Source: Flickr Creative Commons by suez92 https://www.flickr.com/photos/88691054@N00/ Do you love me more than these? Jesus Christ The good ‘ole Supreme Court may have... [Read More]
The Deacon's BenchChairman of Fordham’s theology department marries another man — UPDATED
Somehow, I missed this little item in last Sunday’s New York Times. A reader sent it my way: Patrick Anthony Bergquist and J. Patrick Hornbeck II were married Saturday in... [Read More]