Wednesday, October 31, 2012
You keep using that term "intrinsic evil"
Kristin of The Catholic Realist has produced her own, relatively brief, Catholic voter's guide: Labels: The virtue of truth
Labels: The virtue of truth
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
We fly to thy patronage
Monday, October 29, 2012
The moral life
Here's some advice from St. Paul:
The parable in Saturday's Gospel reading illustrates the difference between a good parable and a good story:
Thursday, October 25, 2012
For your consideration:
Monday, October 22, 2012
A Trick Question
There are all sort of reasons -- some just, some not -- that might have led that person to shout to Jesus, "Teacher, tell my brother to share the inheritance with me."
Sunday, October 21, 2012
William of St. Thierry on blogrolls
An RCIA lesson, taught to the catechist
Man, we have a multisyllabic Latinate term for everything, don't we? Labels: RCIA
Thursday, October 18, 2012
You want some, you got some
Occasionally someone suggests that I only point out how lousy various political candidates are out of vainglorious sanctimony.
They spoke of His exodus
One of the subtler symbolisms involved in praying the Rosary with beads is that each bead, each prayer, each mystery brings you closer to the cross at the end. (The cross is also at the beginning, of course, which is maybe even subtler.) Labels: Praying the Rosary
Labels: Praying the Rosary
Saturday, October 13, 2012
A spirited campaign
Some people say there are no candidates that can meet my standards.
How will his kingdom stand?
When Jesus said, "Every kingdom divided against itself will be laid waste," He was responding to the idea that Satan was divided against himself.
Sunday, October 07, 2012
A slice of married life
While cleaning up around the house this weekend, I discovered two things.
Saturday, October 06, 2012
Peace of mind through ignorance of Scripture
In a comment on the post below, CowPi points out the parallel between the Lord giving and the Lord taking away in Genesis 2-3 and in Job 1.
Friday, October 05, 2012
If I had to pick a thesis statement for the Book of Job (yes, my children are taking high school English; why do you ask?), I would go with Jb 1:21b:
Thursday, October 04, 2012
Pax et bonum
Who doesn't love St. Francis of Assisi?
Tuesday, October 02, 2012
A becoming need
We become what we love. Therefore, we need to read the Bible.