Lenten Reflection Thursday After Ash Wednesday Perseverance

If there is one passage that is becoming more and more relevant in the modern world for Christians it's this one from Matthew Then they will hand you over to persecution, and they will kill you. You will be hated by all nations because of my name. And then many will be led into sin; … Continue reading Lenten Reflection Thursday After Ash Wednesday Perseverance

Lenten Reflections: Ash Wednesday: It’s all one Admonition

The Curator/4th Doctor: You were curious about this painting, I think. I acquired it in remarkable circumstances. What do you make of the title? 11th Doctor: Which title? There's two: "No More" or "Gallifrey Falls". The Curator/4th Doctor: Oh, you see, that's where everybody's wrong. It's all one title: "Gallifrey Falls No More". Now, what would you … Continue reading Lenten Reflections: Ash Wednesday: It’s all one Admonition

Non Tweets 1/30 Andrew Sullivan’s Covington Irony, SOTU, Guns #1, Guns #2 & SABLE Washington opens with a win

The irony of reading Andrew Sullivan denouncing the racism of the black Hebrews and attacks of the media on the Covington kids on the receiving end of it reminds one that the fellow who coined the phrase "Christionist" and spent years going after Sarah Palin is not lost on me. But I can't help but … Continue reading Non Tweets 1/30 Andrew Sullivan’s Covington Irony, SOTU, Guns #1, Guns #2 & SABLE Washington opens with a win

Ford has Chosen Now How Many Christians Like Me Will Make Different Choices?

He choose...poorly.Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade 1989 Jesus said, "Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or brothers or sisters or mother or father or children or lands for my sake and for the sake of the gospel who will not receive a hundred times more now … Continue reading Ford has Chosen Now How Many Christians Like Me Will Make Different Choices?

The Holy Father, Capt Renault and the Irony of Truth

Capt Renault: I'm shocked shocked to find gambling going on here.Coupier: Your winnings sirCapt Renault: Oh thank you very much, now everybody out at once!Casablanca 1942 Then Jesus spoke to the crowds and to his disciples, "The scribes and the Pharisees have taken their seat on the chair of Moses. Therefore, do and observe all … Continue reading The Holy Father, Capt Renault and the Irony of Truth

The 2nd Day of Christmas and the Reminder of St. Stephen’s Martyrdom

Martyrdom of Saint Stephen by Giovanni Andrea De Ferrari (1598-1669) "I expect to die in bed, my successor will die in prison and his successor will die a martyr in the public square. His successor will pick up the shards of a ruined society and slowly help rebuild civilization, as the church has done so … Continue reading The 2nd Day of Christmas and the Reminder of St. Stephen’s Martyrdom

If only the Knights of Columbus were a Muslim organization instead of a Catholic one…

...then their religious beliefs would not mean that in Democrat eyes they are unworthy of public service .  A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his ability to judge federal cases fairly. The Knights of Columbus say that no candidate for public office should … Continue reading If only the Knights of Columbus were a Muslim organization instead of a Catholic one…

WQPH Prayer Caravan Event Interviews

Our lady of the Americas On Saturday WQPH hosted an event as part of their prayer caravan honoring Our Lady of the Americas. The Day began with a Saturday Morning mass at St. Bernards parish at St. Cammilus Church and continued to Slattery's Restaurant for a meal and a talk featuring Yves Jacques of Michael … Continue reading WQPH Prayer Caravan Event Interviews

What “Merry Christmas” Actually Means

“In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar,* when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was tetrarch of Galilee, and his brother Philip tetrarch of the region of Ituraea and Trachonitis, and Lysanias was tetrarch of Abilene, during the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas,the word of God came to John the … Continue reading What “Merry Christmas” Actually Means

Christianity is Loving People Where They are

The results of such fanciful hatred are often most disappointing, and of all humans the English are in this respect the most deplorable milksops. They are creatures of that miserable sort who loudly proclaim that torture is too good for their enemies and then give tea and cigarettes to the first wounded German pilot who … Continue reading Christianity is Loving People Where They are

My Long Form Answer Dreher’s & Henneberger on “Leaving the Church”

Rod Dreher has been on a roll about the church scandals and reports on Melinda Henneberger who has left the church over it: No one can accuse me of being hasty. But after a lifetime of stubborn adherence on my part and criminal behavior on yours, your excellencies, you seem to have finally succeeded in … Continue reading My Long Form Answer Dreher’s & Henneberger on “Leaving the Church”

The Kavanaugh Witches vs the Kavanaugh Prayers and the Inconsolable Rage of the Left

Screwtape:   When humans disbelieve in our existence we lose all the pleasing results of direct terrorism and we make no magicians. On the other hand, only believe in us, we cannot make the materialists and ethics. At least, not yet.  I have great hopes that we shall learn in due time how to emotionalize and … Continue reading The Kavanaugh Witches vs the Kavanaugh Prayers and the Inconsolable Rage of the Left

Voices of CMN 2018 Fr Frank Pavone of Priests for Life

I spoke to Fr. Frank Pavone of Priests for Life at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA You can get his book Proclaiming the Message of Life: Weekly Reflections from the Lectionary here You can find Priest's for life site here I saved Fr. Pavone's interview for last because not only … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Fr Frank Pavone of Priests for Life

Voices of CMN 2018 Blythe Kaufman of the Children’s Rosary

I spoke to Blythe Kaufman at the end of the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA I wish I had known about this side room, before it would have been a great place to conduct interviews Blythe is one the best examples of an ordinary person doing extraordinary things though the Lord … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Blythe Kaufman of the Children’s Rosary

Voices of CMN 2018 Kevin O’Neil Author: LEGO Catechism of the Seven Sacraments

I spoke to Kevin O'Neil Author LEGO Catechism of the Seven Sacraments at the 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Trade Show in Lancaster PA I shot two videos with him Their website is here, you can buy the book here The 2018 Catholic Marketing Network Interview Bloglist (so far) Sept 22nd Voices of CMN 2018 Kevin … Continue reading Voices of CMN 2018 Kevin O’Neil Author: LEGO Catechism of the Seven Sacraments