Monthly Archives: May 2012

When Galaxies Collide! Perhaps We Should Start Panicking Now?

  We interrupt your normal fears and insecurities with a scary story that our best scientists have concluded will take place shortly. That is, if you consider 4-ish billion years from now as “short.” Truth be told, if it’s going … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the Role of the Laity on this Feast of St. Joan of Arc UPDATED

And so we leave Eastertide behind.  Before we move on into “Ordinary Time”, recall the events of Holy Week with me. During that week, way back in the year 33 AD, the forces of human justice, lobbied aggressively by the … Continue reading

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For A Few Thoughts On Memorial Day UPDATED

  Two years back, I wrote a Memorial Day post titled To Remember the Fallen. I shared a personal story with you about a few of my brother Marines and asked you to share your prayers with us for those … Continue reading

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Proof that the Robinson Family of “Lost in Space” Were Catholics

That’s simple. They always saved Dr. Smith, no matter what he did. Here’s some trivia for you. The series ran for 3 years between 1967 – 1969, pulled down higher viewer ratings than Star Trek ever did, and out of … Continue reading

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Can Mary Ann Glendon Change the President’s Mind on the HHS Mandate?

Last Tuesday, I shared Mary Ann Glendon’s piece in the Wall Street Journal explaining why we are suing the U.S. Government. Today, Kathy Schiffer learns that Glendon has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF). She … Continue reading

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Groucho Marx on Politics…

H/T Gentle Mint

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Lifting the Veil on the HHS Mandate And a Query to the Administration UPDATED

Joanne McPortland does all of the heavy lifting for us. All we have to do is put our thinking caps on, and consider the source of the whole twisted enterprise known as the HHS Mandate. Joanne lays it all out … Continue reading

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Props to PBS, Who Did Discuss the Lawsuit, While the Other Networks Slept

Joanne McPortland tipped me off about this in the combox of the post I wrote about the crickets chirping on the other major networks following the biggest religious lawsuit ever. Kudos to PBS, who I lauded last time for hosting Fr. … Continue reading

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With the HHS Mandate, Belloc’s Heresy “The Modern Phase” Has Arrived UPDATED

A couple of years ago, when I was boring folks with YIMCatholic Book Club posts, we tackled Hilaire Belloc’s The Great Heresies. We started it around the time school was out in the Summer of 2010, beginning with the Introduction. We … Continue reading

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Because the Catholic Church is Flying Under the Gaydar, and Way Over It Too UPDATED

In fact, she transcends homosexuality in the same manner that she transcends everything, be it politics, economics, justice, health, and every other category you can name that involves the human person. Everyone who is a member of fallen humanity, say … Continue reading

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