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.