Archives for October 2014

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #155)

This week: A new movie asks “Why would anyone become Catholic?” Lauren Hill will soon play the game of her life, maybe. A good wrap-up report on the Synod of the Family. Planned Parenthood tries to hide how central abortions are to their business. Understanding vs. denying the facts and size of radical Islam. The […]

Childlike Faith

Guest contributor:   Ed Trego And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them, and said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Whoever humbles himself like this child, he is the greatest in the kingdom of […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #154)

This week: A Synod on the Family wrap-up – a good written summary from Mary Jo Anderson and brief video summary from Cardinal Pell. Raymond Arroyo has another truly excellent interview on synod issues. Lutheran Satire takes on eternal truth (and a bit of scripture mis-interpretation). For the first time, two ladies experience flight. One […]

Homosexuality, marriage and chastity

Reports in mainstream media related to the recent Synod on the Family, based partially on an erroneous, misleading, unapproved draft report – have done much to confuse the Catholic faithful and non-Catholics alike. The official, approved, final report is excellent but is likely to be largely ignored by the media. The purpose of the synod […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #153)

This week: Fireworks at the Synod on the Family in Rome. CS Lewis looked at why simply leading a “good” life is not enough. A wonderful video on the beauty and power of Mass. A mother tells of the impact Obamacare has had on her family. A scary-looking looking 3D printed weapon. Fr. Greg Boyle […]

The love of Christ

Guest contributor:   Reuben Jones Sometimes I wonder why did Jesus go through His human passion for us even though He was divine? Sometimes we try to understand the mind of God, which of course is an impossibility; however as a man this is one of those things I have decided to analyze to death; […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #152)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly awaits your perusal. Caritas Internationalis deep involvement with abortion and homosexuality through the World Social Forum. A new vocational video from Fr. Barron. Choosing an authentic Catholic college. A new documentary on the “Common Core” offensive. Racing for the cure, but not morally through Komen. Is […]