Monthly Archives: April 2012

Because Jesus Haunts Us In Song (Music for Mondays)

  Last year around this time for Eastertide, I started exploring Jesus in terms of popular culture through music. There were classical posts, and posts on polyphony, naturally. But there were also posts built around songs about the Lord through … Continue reading

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Remember John Houseman in “The Paper Chase?”

Just the other day, Secretary Kathleen Sebelius got grilled by Congressman Trey Gowdy (R, S.C.) about the HHS Mandate, and the legal definitions of balance.

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Memo to the Blog-o-sphere: Saying Atheists R Stoopid is Lame

I’m going to go out on a limb here and say that witnessing to atheists, at least in the manner that seems to be popular in the Catholic blog-o-sphere nowadays, is in a sad state of affairs. Posts thumbing our … Continue reading

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Between the Scylla and Charybdis and Apocalypse Now

If you are a Catholic News junkie, coming to the internet everyday for your fix of “inside baseball” goings on, here’s a little tidbit: you will be as misinformed as all news junkies everywhere always are.  Bread and Circuses? Welcome … Continue reading

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Scripture Quote of the Week…

From St. Paul’s letter to the Romans (13:8,10), Avoid getting into debt, except the debt of mutual love. If you love your fellow men you have carried out your obligations. Love is the one thing that cannot hurt your neighbor; … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had a Catholic Dream?

  I had my first Catholic dream last night. It’s been a while since I remember having a dream after waking up at all, actually. But I’ve definitely never had a dream that I could label as “Catholic” before. At … Continue reading

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Democrat Opposition to Obamacare and St. Thomas Aquinas? There may be a link spelled F.R.E.E.D.O.M.

Well, would you believe Representative Barney Frank (D-Mass.) has misgivings for one? Of course, he’s not running for re-election so his admission doesn’t do much good except as a possible gauge of his colleagues thoughts. Same thing for retiring Representative Brad … Continue reading

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Death to Tribalism: Or Several Anti-NDAA Bills in Congress You Should Support Now

I know, I know, it’s easy to forget that which has gone on before. The Magna Carta, signed by King John way back in 1215 AD? That is sooooo eight centuries ago. That’s what it seemed Congress and the Administration … Continue reading

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Spambots Love Me, This I Know

I received the  following comment on the post, A Letter to the President That Explains His Drop in the Polls, A Film, and A Song. I have no idea why. A random act of weirdness that has become commonplace of … Continue reading

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A liberal, moderate and conservative walk into a bar…

The bartender says, “Hi your Eminence!” Get it? I don’t know if it’s funny, but it sure is true (and Catholic with a capital “C”).    

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