Prayer

March 8, 2013

An open letter to the College of Cardinals: What I want in a church

There’s been several polls released over the past couple of weeks (see here and here) that indicate a growing chasm between lay Catholics and church leadership. Many pundits interpret this to mean […]
March 18, 2013

Marriage Goes on Trial in Holy Week; Novena Starts March 19

March 19 is the feast of St. Joseph, Husband of Mary. Nine days later, the Supreme Court takes up arguments about same-sex marriage. If ever there […]
March 26, 2013

God is pro-choice.

Yesterday, March 25, we usually celebrate the Solemnity of the Annunciation: one of the holiest days most worthy of honor throughout the year. It falls during […]
March 29, 2013

Divine Mercy Is Our Only Hope

Today is Day 1 of the Divine Mercy novena, and it comes not a moment too soon. As Billy Graham put it (actually, it was his […]
April 2, 2013

A Simple Prayer Method From A Simple Pontiff

It is becoming increasingly clear that our Pope Francis is a pope who, as Stephen White put it, smells like his sheep. He is a man […]
April 5, 2013

A Catholic’s Guide to Surviving the End of the World As We Know It

Does anyone else feel like one night, not too long ago, they went to bed in a reasonably normal world and woke up to a world […]
April 11, 2013

Servant of God, Emil Kapaun Awarded Medal of Honor

Emil Kapaun was born in 1916 on a farm near Pilsen, Kansas. In June of 1940, he was ordained a Catholic priest for the Diocese of […]
April 16, 2013

The Scandal of Death

Yesterday’s violence in Boston was senselessness enough; in the context of the last months and years, it feels like piling on. We are weary now in […]
May 1, 2013

Abortion Survivor Not Intimidated by Rube of a Man.

During an InHuman demonstration outside a late-term abortionist’s office today a woman who survived an abortion and proved she was quite viable outside the womb was […]