Category Archives: Working

For All the Saints: Catherine of Siena

Fearless. Bold. Doctor of the Church. Poet. Mystic. Stigmatic. Correspondent of Popes and Royalty. Correspondent to the Faithful. Action-oriented contemplative. Saint Catherine of Siena was all these and more. Advertisements

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Because St. Barbara is the Patron Saint of Artillery

It is the Feast of St. Barbara! As a former member of November Battery, 5th Battalion, 14th Marines, let me tell you something: this is a feast day celebrated throughout the entire US Armed Forces in the Artillery Community. Knowing … Continue reading

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For These Thoughts Of Anthony The Great (A Few Words For Wednesday)

From Sr. Benedicta Ward’s The Sayings of the Desert Fathers, here are four sayings attributed to St. Anthony the Great.

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Did You See Bono’s Video On Laudito Si’?

He narrates it well.

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For Shakespeare’s St. Crispin’s Day Speech

It’s St. Crispin’s Day! Which means it’s time for my favorite speech penned by William Shakespeare. See, the Battle of Agincourt occurred on the Feast of Sts. Crispin and Crispinian, which back before I was Catholic I would only have … Continue reading

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The Little Sisters Of The Poor Take Their Case To SCOTUS

A few days ago, I was going to mention that the main reason why some cases are settled justly the first time, while others aren’t, has a lot to do with which circuit court the case is heard in. When … Continue reading

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Man In Same-Sex Marriage Denied Communion At His Mother’s Funeral Mass UPDATED

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Confused About The HHS Mandate And Bullying The Little Sisters Of The Poor?

  Join the club.Evidently there isn’t enough important stuff happening in the world these days, so the Obama Administration plays a game of chicken with the Little Sisters of the Poor. Go figure. Perhaps doing so makes the Administration feel … Continue reading

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The #1 Reason the Catholic Church Won’t Support Same-Sex Marriage…

It’s quite simple, actually. Oh, you won’t see the reason talked about by folks using rational thinking towards an irrational people.

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The Supreme Court Unanimously Finds That Speech Is Created Equal

In other words, the government can’t decide that one type of speech is more worth protecting than any other. Once again, just like back in 2012 in the Hosanna-Tabor case, the Supreme Court has come out unanimously in a decision … Continue reading

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