Monthly Archives: October 2010

All Hallows Eve

Some people just have too much time on their hands. He. He. H/T Deacon Greg Kandra

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Oxymoron:Polite Politicians?

St. Augustin said that everyone thinks that they live in the worst of times and that previous generations had it better. Or something like that. Well, given the toxicity of our current political climate, we could all be forgiven for … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Politicans

Aggie Catholics has an open letter to Politicians. It echo’s my sentiments exactly: “We are Catholic and we are American. You will be in our prayers and we promise to pray for you as you serve us. Our nation is … Continue reading

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Anti Catholic?

I wrote about perceived anti Catholic tactics by the democrats in Minnesota here. In an update I tried to give them the benefit of the doubt. Today, however, I found a picture of their latest postcard campaign on the web … Continue reading

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The Pain of Infertility and Facebook Envy

My mother in law had several miscarriages before having her first child. She went on to have five children. But she often talked of how difficult those preceding childless years were especially as she was an older bride. Get Religion … Continue reading

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The Big Bad Catholic Church UPDATE

I didn’t write about it at the time, but the Archdiocese of Minneapolis enraged the pro same sex marriage lobby by daring to, gasp, teach their flock about the Church’s stance on the issue. The Archdiocese, using money donated for … Continue reading

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We Were NOT Ordained

Deacon William T. Ditewig, has an excellent post up at his blog Deacons Today: Dalmatics and Beyond that addresses an issue that has bugged me ever since my husband began Deacon formation (H/T Deacon Greg Kandra) : “I can still … Continue reading

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Are You a Groupie or a Disciple

A Protestant pastor asks an important question. Are we just fans who think Jesus is awesome, or are we followers who want to become like Him? Excerpt: Finally, a thought crossed my mind: “I wonder what Jesus taught whenever he … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking: Catholics and Evolution

Monsignor Pope discusses the question,  Can a Catholic Accept Evolutionary  Theory Uncritically? “Hence, a Catholic ought to be very careful to avoid an uncritical acceptance of the Theory of Evolution.  An old maxim comes to mind: Seldom Affirm, never deny, … Continue reading

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Faith And a Pint of Guinness

A reader has alerted me to an interesting blog, Catholic Drinkie. The blogger, Sarah, is passionate about her faith, and she loves beer. In moderation of course. Her blog is almost a virtual Theology on Tap. I think that my … Continue reading

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