Monthly Archives: April 2015

Gay Marriage Bullies: Irish Edition

Ireland has been post Christian for quite some time. It is a society that barely has a remnant of even cultural Catholicism left.  Yet I still find this shocking. To see how straitjacketed the debate about gay marriage has become, … Continue reading

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Standing Up to the Bullies

Our Bishop is standing form and supporting our local Catholic High School (see the postbelow) in rescinding a job offer to a man who is in a same sex relationship.  The Bishop released a statement: While we respect all persons and … Continue reading

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The War on Churches on the “Wrong Side of History” Comes to Des Moines

From KCCI, our local CBS affiliate: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —A local man said he was denied a teaching job because he is gay.Tyler McCubbin said the Dowling Catholic High School president made him an offer, but later revoked it … Continue reading

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He Is Risen!

Happy Easter! Yes I know that I am a bit late. But it is Easter until Pentecost, and this is my hectic time of year. Easter Vigil at our parish was just beautiful this year. The best ever. I think … Continue reading

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