Author Archives: Susan Kehoe

About Susan Kehoe

I am the wife of a Catholic deacon living in Des Moines Iowa. My husband Larry was ordained in 2006. We have two children and five grandchildren.. Our daughter and her family live in Ireland, and our son and his family live in Franklin Massachusetts.

Critical Theory

I am learning a lot about Critical Theory, because it is pervasive in our culture and coming to a Church near you. It is an ideology that is clearly opposed to Christianity especially Catholicism. It is a subject I want … Continue reading

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The Dignity of the Human Person, the Common Good and Critical Race Theory

This might be a bit of a ramble. On a previous post, Descent into Madness, I wrote about trying to get my brain around Critical Theory, that is the philosophy which is the foundation of the so called Woke belief … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday in the Covid Desert

Today we begin the season of Lent. Yes I know that this past year has felt like one long lent. We didn’t even really celebrate Easter last year. But here we are. In the desert again. To be honest I … Continue reading

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Descent into Madness

I have been reading everything that I can get my hands on to help me understand the concepts and philosophies that are clearly sending our country down a very dark path. So I have been studying Critical Theory especially in … Continue reading

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Facts of Life Part Two (over 40 addition)

We. Are. Going to die. Of. Something. Please don’t bury us while we are still alive. Pandemic or not, we still have some living to do. I am writing this because, the one complaint from my cohorts and older seniors … Continue reading

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Saint Thomas Aquinas

Since today is his Memorial, I thought I would share with you the 2nd reading from today’s Office of Readings: The cross exemplifies every virtue Why did the Son of God have to suffer for us? There was a great … Continue reading

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Friday Short Takes on President Biden

Well that didn’t last long. President Biden called for unity in his inauguration speech. Excerpt: To overcome these challenges – to restore the soul and to secure the future of America – requires more than words. It requires that most … Continue reading

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Politically Stuck in the Middle on the Knife’s Edge

Rod Dreher, over at The American Conservative, received a letter from a reader that feels that they are stuck in the middle of the political spectrum. A friend told Rod that “The problem is that you are in the middle, … Continue reading

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Prayer for Inauguration Day

Prayer For Our Government by Bishop Carroll 1791 (Excerpt): “We pray O God of might, wisdom and justice, through whom authority is rightly administered, laws are enacted, and judgment decreed, assist with your Holy Spirit of counsel and fortitude the … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Love your enemies

I am late posting today. Its a combination of attending a funeral and MS fatigue striking. But I have been thinking a lot about Martin Luther King lately. While I have read many of his talks, sermons and speeches over … Continue reading

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