Tag Archives: Men

The Definition Of A Gentlemen (A Few Words For Wednesday)

While I was on vacation, I started thumbing through a book my wife picked up for me at our public library’s used book sale. Edited by a Fr. Raphael H. Gross, of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood, the somewhat … Continue reading

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King Abdullah II of Jordan Is A Good King. Listen To Him

Note that I didn’t say that he is a perfect king, or that he is without sin, or that he walks on water, or that he can do no wrong. No. All of us fall short of the glory of … Continue reading

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The Prodigal Son, The Guru, And The Long, Strange, Trip To Truth…

Webster Bull, my friend, and former blogging partner, has written a memoir about the long, strange, trip that brought him into the Catholic Church. Jesus knows his sheep, even if we have no idea how to respond to His call. … Continue reading

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Rudy + Moonlight Graham = Reggie Ho, The Little Catholic Kicker Who Could

It’s a big football weekend coming up, what with the Conference Championships meeting up on the gridiron this Sunday. We’ll find out if it will be the Seahawks vs. the Patriots, or the Packers vs. the Colts (or the Packers … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know About The Extraordinary Synod Process In 5 Minutes…

Forget the bloviating. Avoid the hyperventilating. Sidestep the handwringing. That is Joe Six-Pack’s plan for surviving the synods the bishops are holding on the pastoral challenges of the family. So what is happening and how does it work? Roll clip.

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I’ve Been On Retreat, Climbing A Mountain With An Elevation Of 6,500 RPM…

You probably think I’m off my rocker, but given how unsatisfying this month was shaping up to be, it was time for a break. A break from blogging, hand wringing, and all the other bad stuff happening in the world … Continue reading

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Leah Libresco Casually Dates The Disney Princes… (Friday Funnies)

My blog neighbor Leah loves musicals. Leah writes a lot about some strange phenomenon she calls casual dating. Joe Six-Pack has no idea what that even is.

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Joe Six-Pack’s Succinct Thoughts On ISIS, Archbishop Sheen, The Whirlwind At The Archdiocese of Pravda, And MOAR

It’s been a weird month so far in the internet version of Catholiclandia and we’re only up to day 6. You may have noticed that I haven’t posted a cotton-picking thing since the month began. I assure you, my lack … Continue reading

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This Thai Life Insurance Commercial “Gets” Marriage

To have and to hold, from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and in health, to love and to cherish, to death do us part. Tissue alert!

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Because I Can Learn A Lot From Tim Harris

If you’re ever in Albuquerque, New Mexico, put this restaurant on top of your “must visit” list.

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