The Real Losers

I am a professional young man in his 20's. I just met this girl and she is quite attractive. We meet to have a...

Random Thoughts on the Eve of 2012

The World Scene Notwithstanding the eschatological predictions of the Mayan calendar, 2012 bodes ominously ahead, nonetheless. The battle for the office of the U.S. presidency...

Happy Holidays

The “Christmas wars” seem to have died down a bit in recent years, but there are still shots fired and plenty of smoke. The...

Obama’s Catholic Strategy: Brilliant!

The Catholic News Agency reported last week that President Obama’s “Catholic strategy is in shambles”. “At least we have clarity,” wrote Kansas Catholic Conference...

The New Missal and the Battle for the Language of the Liturgy

Today, the First Sunday of Advent, marks the beginning of the use of the New Roman Missal. I have been watching the evolution of...

Purgatory. Where is that in the Bible?

As mentioned in a previous column, the entire month of November is dedicated to the memory of the Poor Souls in Purgatory, so we...

”Please pray for the repose of the soul of…”

In the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” by Steven Covey, the first habit is “Begin with the end in mind.” Whether we are...

Halloween: Holiday or “Helliday”?

Halloween was probably my mother’s favorite holiday. There was no end to her creativity. She would blindfold an unsuspecting trick-or-treater and stick his hands...

Steve Jobs: World’s Greatest Philanthropist

The recent death of Steve Jobs has invoked many thoughts about his life and genius. One story circulating on the web recounts his beginnings...

Today’s Battle of Lepanto

October 7 is the Feast of Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary. This feast was originally instituted by Pope Pius V as the...

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