Friday, January 16, 2015
Not exactly subito, but Santo! Hot dog! Bl. Junipero will (Deo volente) become St. Junipero.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
We haven't reached disagreement about torture yet
Mark Shea writes about "more wearying attempts to avoid the bleeding obvious" about the CIA enhanced interrogation program. It could also be called the same wearying attempt that's been repeated over and over for a dozen years.
Sunday, January 04, 2015
"I observe in God a sincere desire to save you, but I find in you a decided inclination to be damned."
I came across this sermon by St. Leonard of Port Maurice, in which he argues two points:
Friday, January 02, 2015
The triumph of the merely therapeutic
The Gospel is sometimes pitched for its therapeutic value. Jesus is good for what ails you, spiritually, emotionally, physically.
Saturday, December 27, 2014
On the third day of Chistmas, my True Lord gave to me...
a reason to proclaim Him:
Friday, December 26, 2014
On the second day of Christmas, my true Lord gave to me...
a warning and a promise:
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
The War on Christmas Eve For those keeping score, while buying the last of the groceries for tonight and tomorrow, I got one "Happy Holiday," one "Merry Christmas" -- and, at the kosher supermarket, a "Have a Nice Day."