Tag Archives: Catholic

Lost in the Desert of Lent

I think that I am lost in the desert. Hope that I find my way out by Easter.  My desire to pray more, fast more, give more, and blog more has not translated into action.  Yes I know that there … Continue reading

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Oh My. The End Must be NIgh

Just when I have been thinking that Americans have become so polarized that agreement on anything is impossible, I see this headline (H/T New Advent) National Catholic Journals Unite: ‘Capital Punishment Must End’  Joint Editorial of America, National Catholic Register, National … Continue reading

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Rising from the Ashes

“You are dust and to dust you shall return” (Gn 3:19)  When you turn sixty, everyday is a wakeup call that life is short. Now I wake up when my favorite deacon stops snoring. Yet I am still startled every … Continue reading

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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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