Culture

May 15, 2013

Gatsby Madness and The Millennials: Another Lost Generation?

I was sure I would hate it. Almost one hundred percent sure. But I went and saw “The Great Gatsby” anyhow. Mostly to figure out what all
May 17, 2013

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Catholic Vote Style

  I did the surfing, so you don’t have to. Here are the fruits of today’s writer’s block: The good, the bad, the beautiful, and the
May 21, 2013

Is it morally wrong to give Abercrombie clothes to the homeless?

Abercrombie & Fitch is a clothing line that markets itself primarily to college students between the ages of 18 and 25. It’s known more for its
May 21, 2013

A Sinner’s Plea: Make Confession More Available

  I don’t know if you’ve seen it, but there is a video that has begun making the rounds of Pope Francis performing what looks like
May 24, 2013

Memorial Day: From These Honored Dead

  This week at Arlington National Cemetery, in keeping with an annual tradition that takes place on the Thursday before Memorial Day, soldiers of the 3rd
May 24, 2013

Seven Quick Takes Friday: Catholic Vote Style (Vol. 2)

Just in case you find yourself with some time that needs wasting today, here’s what caught my fancy this past week, while I was wasting time
May 26, 2013

The Trinity: The Model (for the) Family

The Solemnity of the Trinity. One of the days priests and deacons most dread to preach on. I’m no preacher, but hey: Fools rush in where
May 28, 2013

The Boy Scouts’ New Policy

Last week delegates representing the Boy Scouts of America voted to change the organization’s membership policy.  The traditional Scout policy excluded openly gay members.  Liberal activists
May 29, 2013

The best (and worst) Catholic cities in the United States

The folks over at Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) have compiled a list of what they think are the top 10 Catholic cities in the country. Like all lists, it