Nate Madden

December 7, 2018

The Bush Funeral: a Much-Needed Reminder of Death

George H.W. Bush’s funeral was a beautiful send-off from beginning to end. From Bob Dole’s inspiring salute the night prior to George W. Bush’s heartfelt eulogy […]
November 2, 2018

Get Rid of the Tattered Old ‘Seamless Garment’ on Nov 6th

Okay, so we’re few days away from election day and there’s a big debate about the old “seamless garment” abortion argument going on down in the […]
September 4, 2018

A Baptism Day Letter from Daddy to Daughter

Dear Lucia, First off, if you’ve come across this post online before the day of your confirmation, stop reading now. There’s a sealed envelope with the […]
October 2, 2017

Pray for Hefner’s Soul: It’s a Dirty Job But Someone’s Gotta Do it

As the tidal wave of digital ink begins to recede, I find myself wondering: “Is anyone praying for Hugh Hefner?” Some weeks ago, my wife and […]
September 7, 2017

“Dialogue.” I Do Not Think It Means What James Martin Thinks it Means

In a column at the Wall Street Journal published late last week, Cardinal Robert Sarah, the Vatican’s prefect for the Congregation for Divine Worship, explored how […]