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Vatican II Stars Wars Theology?

This is either some what smart, weird, or the writer just has way too much time on his hands. H/T New Advent The outrageous but bizarrely supportable thesis statement that I lay before you is this: the Star Wars saga … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day: St. Mary Magdalene

From last years post: Despite the accusations made by progressive feminists, the Church has no position on the identity of Mary of Magdalene. Although she is a very important figure in the Gospels, we know little about her. From the … Continue reading

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The First Baptists…

were Jewish. Oy Vey! Taylor Marshshall (H/T New Advent) writes:   Saint Justin Martyr explains in his Dialogue with Trypho that there was a first century Jewish sect known as the “Baptists.” Saint Epiphanius records that they were a strict subset … Continue reading

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Pro Amnesty Equals Pro Abortion?

File this under more Catholic Than the Pope (H/T New Advent). From the Catholic Key Blog: John Zmirak had a post yesterday at the new Crisis Magazine equating amnesty for illegal aliens with abortion, in so far as it can … Continue reading

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Offer Up Suffering

Elizabeth Scalia, the Anchoress, as a post up on the  Christian virtue of suffering for the good of others. She calls it A Theology of Expansive Love. Human suffering is one of life’s great mysteries. It is often a stumbling … Continue reading

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Being Catholic is Not for Wimps

Too often we Catholics forget that it is not just those who come into the Church at Easter who are converts.  Even those of us who came to the baptismal font in our mother’s arms are converts.  At some point … Continue reading

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Should Christians Celebrate the Killing of Bin Laden?

In a word no.  But I must confess that my first reaction to the news was an enthusiastic, finally! I am such a poor Christian. While elation at the death of a man who was responsible for the evil deeds … Continue reading

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