Why People Hate Catholics and Others in the Pro-Life Movement

Perhaps you haven’t heard of the story of the teacher who was dismissed in Montana from a Catholic School for having a child out of wedlock. It seems there is a morals clause in her contract to uphold Catholic teaching and in that instance the superintendent felt he had no choice but to dismiss her. […]

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Silent Night Without Jesus

So this isn’t even smart, never mind how offensive it might be. A choral director at a school decided it would be a good idea to perform Silent Night without any references to Jesus or Mary in order to be more inclusive. Here’s a video of the performance: OH MAN, ARE PEOPLE IDIOTS! First of […]

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Who’s the Hero of the Government Shutdown?

It’s a guy you may have never heard of named Barry Black. He happens to be the Senate chaplain and he’s the VOR. The…Voice…of…Reason. He’s a 7th Day Adventist Minister, a PhD in Psychology and a retired rear Admiral in the Navy. Check him out on ABC’s This week: Unfortunately your browser does not support […]

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Burying St. Joseph

Well, I did it! I can’t believe I did this because I’m not much for Catholic superstitions but I’m desperate. I buried a St. Joseph statue upside down and facing South-East in my front yard, because for the third time my co-op apartment in Queens (part of New York City) has failed to sell. Now […]

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Young Adults and the Weary Church

The 40th Chapter of Isaiah talks about depending on a God despite weariness and that God never grows weary. That would include growing weary of us. What do we grow weary of? For me I grow weary of the constant infighting in the church. Here’s one good example: There were two stories written of late […]

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Jesus: In or Out

So the debate rages on in our house regarding this Christmas tradition: Do we put the baby Jesus in the manger or do we wait until Christmas for the bambino to make His appearance? Here’s my wife, Marion’s take. “No. You wait until Christmas Eve and when you come home from Midnight Mass you put […]

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Then Jesus said, “My Wife”?

Did Jesus marry? At least one historian is claiming a definite maybe. From today’s NYT: CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A historian of early Christianity at Harvard Divinity School has identified a scrap of papyrus that she says was written in Coptic in the fourth century and contains a phrase never seen in any piece of Scripture: […]

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