Archives for December 2014

Resources: Convert Journal “raw input”

The Convert Journal Elsewhere meme features only a tiny number of the great articles that I find online. I save many, many more for my own research and study. They are collected, tagged and saved in an archive — the very best pieces from top authors and blogs. To make a long story short, it […]

Merry Christmas

In those days a decree went out from Caesar Augustus that the whole world should be enrolled. This was the first enrollment, when Quirinius was governor of Syria. So all went to be enrolled, each to his own town. And Joseph too went up from Galilee from the town of Nazareth to Judea, to the […]

From the archive (set #4)

I reached into the archive for my post today, drawing 3 pieces from almost 5 years ago when this blog was launched. Christmas joy also reminds me of our Savior’s purpose and thus of last things. To that end I offer again my take on purgatory and possessions. The third piece is especially for those […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #159)

This week: Some last minute shopping advice. A vocations video on religious life. Another short video promoting chapel veils. The biggest dog in Britain (really, a canine not a person). A look at the tireless work of Al Sharpton. A peek into Obamacare and how it was passed. Is radical Islam a stain upon the […]

Elsewhere: homosexual chastity

Jean Lloyd wrote an interesting piece for The Witherspoon Institute on being a same-sex attracted person. It is a good exploration of 1 person’s struggle, in a culture which encourages or even demands that same-sex attracted people be anything but chaste. Jean notes that true love is not one in affirming these desires, but one […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #158)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly awaits your perusal with over 100 faithful Catholic contributing authors! Spirit Juice Studios has released a new vocations video. A promotional video from a FSSP parish on chapel veils is offered. A Jeff Harris cartoon, as usual, hits the “nail on the head.” An NFL star […]

New Evangelists Monthly – December 2014, Issue #24

Enjoy this month’s edition of New Evangelists Monthly – an informal, dynamic, crowd-sourced “meta-magazine” showcasing the best posts faithful Catholic bloggers. In this and every issue, you will find many different, but faithfully Catholic viewpoints, insights and perspectives.