Monthly Archives: May 2010

The Power of Beauty

One more thing before I go. Monsignor Pope, on the Archdiocese of Washington’s (D.C) has a great post: On Beauty’s Relation to Truth – A Personal Testimony .  Read the whole post. He even has a clip from one of … Continue reading

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Friends Visiting

I will not be able to Blog for a few days. We have dear friends from Ireland coming to stay with us. They arrive tomorrow, and I have a lot to do. See you on Wednesday!  Have a great Memorial … Continue reading

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The Church Is Not a Corporation

The Archbishop of Denver has a good article in First Things concerning lawsuits against the Church in the context of what the Church is and is not. Excerpt: Every bishop in the United States has a filial love for the … Continue reading

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Man and Woman He Created Them: The Church and Same Sex Unions

It is only recently that the Church’s teaching on homosexuality has been difficult for many people, especially teens and young adults to accept. The fact that proponents of same sex marriage are framing the argument in terms of civil rights … Continue reading

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In the World Not Of the World.

I was recently asked, in a workshop that I was giving, “why doesn’t the Church come into the modern world?  This question followed a discussion of the Church’s teaching on homosexuality and the exclusion of women from the Priesthood. The … Continue reading

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God Loves You

This is a powerful conversion story  http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2010/may/10052001.html Excerpt: Then, at the end of those three days, something happened that changed her life forever. “It was the third day, the sixth hour of screaming. We were about to wrap up yet … Continue reading

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Cast Down Your Bucket: A Theology of Staying

Booker T Washington was a former slave who rose to prominence after the Civil War. In 1895 he gave a speech known as the “Atlanta Compromise Speech”. It is considered one of the most important speeches in American history. The … Continue reading

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Orthodoxy Attracts Vocations

Mark Shea points out that …people are more likely to embrace a life of poverty, chastity, and obedience in a community that actually believes in these things than in communities that treat such things as outdated nonsense.

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Written on Every Human Heart

Knowledge of God is written on every human heart. The Church teaches that we can know something about God through human reason alone. St. Paul, pointed out that even though the Gentiles were not taught the law that  “what the … Continue reading

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Abortion insanity

Unbelievable.  Matthew Archbold, over at his National Catholic Register blog reports: Planned Parenthood clinics across Iowa are fine tuning an advanced and novel way to abort babies – by remote control. According to reports, about 1,500 women have already used … Continue reading

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