The Catholic Mass in 155 A.D.

The Catholic Mass in 155 A.D.

A video about origins of the Catholic Mass we celebrate today. It uses the words of St. Justin Martyr and shows its connection to scripture.

Richard Dawkins: a scathing critique

Richard Dawkins: a scathing critique

In this post, I introduce readers to an article by Michael Coren entitled, “The Empty, Boring Atheism of Richard Dawkins.”

Ecology: perspectives from the last three popes

Ecology: perspectives from the last three popes

In this post, I present the beginning of the an article by Donald Dorr which offers insight into the thinking of the recent popes on ecology.

Our Father: Seven Petitions

Our Father: Seven Petitions

The Gospel reading for the Tuesday of the First Week of Lent features the Our Father. In this post, I look at meaning of the prayer’s seven petitions.

Same-Sex Marriage: Technology’s Triumph over Humanity

Same-Sex Marriage: Technology’s Triumph over Humanity

Society cries for men to take responsibility for getting a woman pregnant but at the same time supports same-sex marriage; to me, those things are opposed.

Obama supporter self-interview

Obama supporter self-interview

Video of an Obama supporter “interviewing” herself after President Obama’s first term as president. It’s hysterical, but makes you think just how bad he is.

Family: Its role in the New Evangelization

Family: Its role in the New Evangelization

A recent talk given by Pope Francis to the Spanish Bishops inspired me to look at what recent popes have said about the family and the New Evangelization.

Lent: Why 40 days?

Lent: Why 40 days?

Lent’s 40 days is almost universally understood to represent Christ’s 40 days of temptation. However, this post shows how some Church Fathers arrived at 40.

Dennis Prager: bigger government makes smaller citizens

Dennis Prager: bigger government makes smaller citizens

Great five minute video by Dennis Prager which briefly explores the idea that government has replaced citizenship as the defining trait of our culture.

Sarah Palin: was she right about Russia invading the Ukraine?

Sarah Palin: was she right about Russia invading the Ukraine?

I don’t think Sarah Palin “predicted” anything about Russia or the Ukraine, but I do think the words she used are coming to life before our eyes.

Atheists: Can they be “conservative?”

Atheists: Can they be “conservative?”

American Atheists are mad because their permit to have a booth at CPAC was revoked. But really, is there such a thing as conservative atheists?

The Baptists: a Joke

The Baptists: a Joke

In my Facebook feed this morning was this fun little joke about Baptists, but it speaks a deeper truth about division and how we treat “other” Christians.

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Lent: Resources from the USCCB

Lent: Resources from the USCCB

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops published a web page for Lent, containing great resources for the fast approaching Liturgical Season.

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Religious Liberty and Our Future

Religious Liberty and Our Future

Is there any doubt there has been a redefinition of religious liberty in American society? If so, then read this article to see the systematic change.

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Pope Francis and the Church

Pope Francis and the Church

Beginning of an article written by Cardinal Raymond Burke for L’Osservatore Romano, describing the essential qualities of Pope Francis’ pontificate.

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Degarmo and Key – TBT

Degarmo and Key – TBT

My #throwbackthursday Christian music video for today is from DeGarmo and Key, the first Christian band I ever heard of. This 1984 song is called “666.”

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Lay Dominicans: Sent to Preach the Gospel

Lay Dominicans: Sent to Preach the Gospel

Master General of the Dominican Order wrote a letter entitled, “Lay Dominicans and Preaching,” urging Lay Dominicans to rediscover their zeal to evangelize.

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Science and Religion: New Compatibility Study

Science and Religion: New Compatibility Study

The supposed rift between science and religion says Christians dismiss the sciences. But a new study released by Rice University challenges that paradigm.

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Catholic sex abuse scandal: 5 myths

Catholic sex abuse scandal: 5 myths

Karl Keating lists several myths regarding the Catholic sex abuse scandal, myths that the media repeat ad infinitum. He then gives a brief response to each.

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Mass Explained App Review

Mass Explained App Review

In this post I review the iPad Application, Mass Explained, a fantastic source of information on the Catholic Liturgy for beginners or long time Catholics.

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