John White

December 16, 2016

Was President Obama the Most Catholic President in History?

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough recently offered the opinion that President Obama is “the most Catholic president in U.S. history.” Was he really? Let’s take
December 9, 2016

If you like snow and horses and the Mother of God, you will like this.

Every year, around December 12, about 120,000 people descend on the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Chicago suburb of Des Plaines. The shrine
November 25, 2016

Starbucks Will Have Nativity Cups This Christmas

Who saw this coming? (By the way, if years had official questions, the official question of 2016 would be “Who saw this coming?”). Anyway, the latest
November 21, 2016

Yes, You Can Be Thankful For That

I made a meme.  It’s the first time I’ve ever made a meme. It’s a Thanksgiving meme. We have so much to be thankful for.  To
November 15, 2016

Things That Go Trump in the Night

This may be a week late, but at least I have seventeen vapid and mundane thoughts on the election: Sorry, but I’m still riding the wave
November 11, 2016

The Cubs Won, America Survived, and There’s Christmas Music Playing on the Radio

The only way this gets better is if Cardinal Raymond Burke gives an exclusive interview about the election and what it means for Catholics to Edward
November 7, 2016

What My Priest Said on Sunday About the Election

He’s younger, probably early thirties.  He’s happy, and you can tell he prays.  A lot.  He’s from Poland, and speaks excellent English with a wonderful accent. 
October 30, 2016

Novena for the Election

If it’s already Monday when you read this, there are only eight days until the election.  But what the heck – if we can start voting
October 28, 2016

Here’s Your Weekend Reading

Because you don’t get The Loop again until Monday morning, here are a few items from the last few days and weeks that you may have