Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Sometimes the Obvious Must Be Stated

At Catholic Culture, Diogenes writes: If a Catholic priest persuaded a 10-year-old boy to host a homosexual rally, the outrage would be universal, and it would be deserved. But since it wasn’t a Catholic priest who appointed Will Phillips as grand marshal of the Northwest Arkansas Pride Parade, only the American Family Association is complaining […]

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Roger Ebert’s Return to the Church

Sorry, I couldn’t resist. And yeah, I’m a little late in actually blogging about this. But Mr. Ebert may be standing on the precipice of “re-version.” Ebert, my favorite movie critic (because he’s honest and not shrill, and loves movies — unlike theater critic Roger Simon, who oozes disdain for the medium and is shrill […]

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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Feast of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist

From Thomas Drolesky at Christ or Chaos, upon whose essay I cannot improve: Today is the Feast of the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist, Our Lord’s precursor who called sinners to repentance as he was preparing the way for Our Lord to assume His Public Ministry. Saint John the Baptist, who had been freed […]

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Thursday, June 3, 2010

Feast of Corpus Christi

As you might have gathered from my last few posts, we Catholics just love processions. There are lots of reasons for this, not least of which is the fact that it’s a very public profession of faith that our Lord is entirely present in the Blessed Sacrament which precedes us. But it’s more than that: […]

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