Tag Archives: Tragedy

Praying For All Aboard Malaysia Flight 17, And Mourning Their Loss, In My Own, Feeble, Way

I heard the news the other day about Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashing in Ukraine. And then the world learned that it had been shot down by a surface-to-air missile. What a senseless tragedy. I went outside on a break … Continue reading

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I’m Going To Go Out On A Limb Here, And Say I Prefer My Parish Priest To Be Armed Like Sheriff Andy Taylor

Which is to say without any temporal weapons. Unfortunately, the tragedy in the FSSP  parish in Phoenix, Arizona, took a dreadful turn when the surviving priest’s firearm was used in the slaying of young Fr. Kenneth Walker. In case you … Continue reading

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A Mother Asks, Will We Have the Courage to Discuss Mental Illness Too? UPDATED

It’s Sunday morning in the aftermath of another national gun-related tragedy. We collectively lift up our hands in prayer as a nation, with weeping and lamentation. Even Saturday Night Live handled our mourning with class and dignity. And as we … Continue reading

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The Tragic Tale of State-Sponsored Eugenics, Made Personal UPDATED

Back on Friday, I shared some information on our nations history with you that wasn’t very pretty.  Though a lot of folks read the post, and shared the post, it should come as no surprise that not many folks “liked” … Continue reading

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For Your Lenten Friday Night At the Movies, III

One of the things I enjoy about sharing movies with you during Lent is…seeing movies that I missed when they came around the first time. This is one of those films, and it’s called Saint Ralph. Here’s the set up, which … Continue reading

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