Saints and Signals

An email to my daughter in January of this year: I mentioned the other day how I liked what mom said to you with regard to pressure you might be feeling about balancing everything… getting school work done, spending time with family, etc. Mom said she asked you what was most important in your life, […]

Who Everyone Is Looking For

35 Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed. 36 Simon and his companions went to look for him, 37 and when they found him, they exclaimed: “Everyone is looking for you!” —Mark 1:35-37  

Why Would We Ever Want to Be Anywhere Else?

“But things are going so wrong now!”, some say. In the satirical writings, dialogues, of the 14th c. Italian author Boccaccio there is story about a Jew who has to go to Rome for something.  The local Bishop has been trying to get the Jew to convert the Christianity.  Knowing the Jew was about to […]

Cheerleaders for Jesus

We will never find salvation in a political party and we should be apologists and uncritical cheerleaders for no one but Jesus Christ. —from the blog post Trump and Hilary, models of fallen human nature by Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble

The Only Answers Are at the Foot of the Cross

I believe without doubt that this nation, as well as the rest of the world, is under satanic assault. Time was, Old Scratch hid himself behind the lie that he didn’t exist, that the devil and all his works were dark fairy tells used to scare adult children. The devil hid and worked entirely through […]

The Only Possible Solution

—from the blog post Gorillas, Internet Mobs, and the Culture of the Living Dead by Jenny Uebbing at Mamma Needs Coffee We’ve thresholded to a new echelon of humanity, where the old stodgy moral norms of the Abrahamic religious traditions can at last be swept away like so much patriarchal tartar, built up over millennia […]

BACON! And now that I have your attention… Saints and Glimpses of God

And whoever the man named Jesus was, He was Jewish. His parents were Jewish. His friends were Jewish. And I’m Catholic. The fact that He was Jewish was summed up, in my immature brain, with one thought: He never ate bacon. And yet here I am, His follower, and I like my bacon extra-crispy. He […]