Monthly Archives: March 2013

My Minvan Burned Up Today. The Present Moment Holds Infinite Riches?

That strange phone number that called my cell phone that I didn’t see until lunch time? That was the Fire Department. See, my van caught fire in the parking garage after I parked and hopped onto the shuttle bus to … Continue reading

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The Big Ball of Flame Up in the Sky Throws a Beautiful Fit

Here’s another post by your Sun crazy blogger. There was a little black spot on the Sun a few days ago, about the size of the Earth. Then it exploded. Take a look.

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As the Same-Sex Marriage Question Heads to the SCOTUS…

Here is a snippet of the amicus brief of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. California’s Proposition 8 encourages and supports the union of one man and one woman, as distinct from other interpersonal relationships, by giving it alone the name … Continue reading

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Lent And Holy Week (A Primer)

  First published on April 5, 2011, fast forward to the good parts. It’s Holy Week! We are officially past the half-way point of the Lenten Season.  Before you know it, it will be Holy Week. As a convert who … Continue reading

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What Living the Christian Faith is Like, In a Nutshell…

Courtesy of Rumer Goddin’s opening paragraph from This House of Brede,

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Papal History Being Made, Right Here, Right Now UPDATED

Today Pope Francis and the Pope Emeritus met at Castel Gandolfo. In terms of historically rare moments, it doesn’t get much better than this.

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For Your Lenten Friday Night at the Movies VI: “We Were Soldiers”

This is the rare Lent were there will be seven movies (maybe I was skipping the first Friday before?), so we kind of have a bonus one. Tonight is the bonus film. It’s the war movie that I’ve never seen, … Continue reading

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In the Same-Sex Marriage Coverage, A Rare Example of Balanced Journalism

It’s been pretty tough for supporters of traditional marriage to be able to get their side of the story covered in the mainstream media. Richard Wolf of USA Today proves to be the exception to the rule, in his story published … Continue reading

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You Never Know When the Pope Will Show Up and Say Mass…UPDATED

..if you are anywhere near Saint Martha’s House (Domus Sanctæ Marthæ), that is. This is one of those cases where the photographs arrive before the backstory*. He didn’t just sneak in and worship in the back row, though. He celebrated … Continue reading

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The USSCB Says the HHS Mandate Violates First Amendment, Freedoms Of Religious Organizations UPDATED

Yesterday I shared a little update on what has been cooking on the HHS Mandate front, while we’ve been caught up in the Papal resignation, conclave, and installation. Thankfully, the good folks in the legal department of the United States … Continue reading

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