Tag Archives: Catholic

The Theology of the Barn Yard

People find themselves drawn to the Catholic Church and the RCIA for many different reasons. Each person has a unique conversion story. A few years ago there was a man who came through our RCIA that made quite an impression … Continue reading

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Reasons to Vote for the Not Obama Candidate

I am simply Catholic. Not a Democrat. Not a Republican. This election has my brain in a twist. On one hand, I can’t vote for Obama. He has jumped the shark on abortion and freedom of religion. On the other … Continue reading

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The Age of No Reason

Once again I have neglected this blog for far too long. Why? There isn’t one reason really. It’s a bit of this and that. MS fatigue. Work. Writers block.  Plain lazy. But more than anything else, I am fed up … Continue reading

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The Bishop vs the Gay Teen

I really didn’t want to write about this story even though it is in my neck of the woods. The constant barrage of anti Catholic rants coming from our culture in general and the MSM in particular is just getting … Continue reading

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Vatican II Stars Wars Theology?

This is either some what smart, weird, or the writer just has way too much time on his hands. H/T New Advent The outrageous but bizarrely supportable thesis statement that I lay before you is this: the Star Wars saga … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Mary Magdalene

From last years post: Despite the accusations made by progressive feminists, the Church has no position on the identity of Mary of Magdalene. Although she is a very important figure in the Gospels, we know little about her. From the … Continue reading

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The First Baptists…

were Jewish. Oy Vey! Taylor Marshshall (H/T New Advent) writes:   Saint Justin Martyr explains in his Dialogue with Trypho that there was a first century Jewish sect known as the “Baptists.” Saint Epiphanius records that they were a strict subset … Continue reading

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Pro Amnesty Equals Pro Abortion?

File this under more Catholic Than the Pope (H/T New Advent). From the Catholic Key Blog: John Zmirak had a post yesterday at the new Crisis Magazine equating amnesty for illegal aliens with abortion, in so far as it can … Continue reading

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Offer Up Suffering

Elizabeth Scalia, the Anchoress, as a post up on the  Christian virtue of suffering for the good of others. She calls it A Theology of Expansive Love. Human suffering is one of life’s great mysteries. It is often a stumbling … Continue reading

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Being Catholic is Not for Wimps

Too often we Catholics forget that it is not just those who come into the Church at Easter who are converts.  Even those of us who came to the baptismal font in our mother’s arms are converts.  At some point … Continue reading

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