Daily Archives: February 10, 2011

Refusing to suffer is refusing to live.

If God is all good and all loving and all merciful, why does he allow suffering and evil? This question is often asked in the RCIA. It is not easy to answer people who are discerning Catholicism especially for those … Continue reading

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Exposing Relativism

J. Budziszewski, over on CERC tells three stories to show the inconsistency of moral relativism. This one is priceless. Mocking relativism One day a student approached me after class. He reminded me that I had mentioned moral law during the … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Scholastica

“St. Scholastica was the twin sister of St. Benedict, the Patriarch of Western monasticism. She was born in Umbria, Italy, about 480. Under Benedict’s direction, Scholastica founded a community of nuns near the great Benedictine monastery Monte Cassino. Inspired by … Continue reading

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Confession App is not a substitute for the Confessional UPDATE

From tweets to talk radio the buzz is that the new iPad Confession app replaces confession with a Priest. Absolutely not!  The sacrament of reconciliation and penance requires, without out exception, confession to a priest. Oh and not a virtual … Continue reading

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Wicked Bible to go on display

From the bloopers file: the 1611 edition. “A rare copy of the notorious seventeenth century ‘Wicked Bible’, which shocked readers by exhorting them ‘Thou shalt commit adultery’, is to go on public display for the first time. Cambridge University has … Continue reading

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