Archives for August 2015

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #181)

This week: Two more videos have been released to further document Planned Parenthood’s highly immoral and illegal practices. How would defunding Planned Parenthood actually impact women’s healthcare? Logically, from a secular and non-religious perspective, is abortion moral? Lutheran Satire looks at the “great apostasy.” Jeff Harris illustrates the key to sin’s shackle. Millennials explain the […]

Walk on Water

We walk on water when we trust in the Lord completely. The more saintly among us do this routinely. For the rest of us, it is still a more conscious choice. We particularly experience this when we are unable to be in control, turning ourselves and our problems over to Him. We do not abandon the problem and step back into the boat. Rather we trust Jesus, work as His instruments and accept the direction He takes us.

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #180)

This week: Some smart, questioning, people who became Catholic anyway – Don Johnson’s new film: Convinced. My Catholic Tube has launched a new show with interviews of converts. A look at The Sisters of Life, founded by John Cardinal O’Connor to protect and enhance the sacredness of human life. Larry D illustrates the concept of […]

Elsewhere: coming persecution

People roll their eyes when told of Christian persecution in the Western world. It is already happening but at a modest level. We all know about florists, bakers and other small businesses being targeted then punished with draconian fines. That is just the start. Expect to see greater indoctrination of children on the virtue of […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #179)

This week: The national 54-day rosary novena for the family begins tomorrow! Video #6 documenting Planned Parenthood’s baby organ sale business has been released, contradicting their assertion of mothers’ permission. Andrea Bocelli’s view on abortion. A video introducing the excellent Council of Majors Superiors of Women Religious. Guardian angels in action. The Admiral X Force […]

Elsewhere: fallibility

To be Catholic is to be in union with the infallible teaching of the Church. “Cafeteria Catholics,” for example and to be blunt, are in schism with the Church and often objectively in a state of mortal sin. Nothing could be more serious. It is important therefore to know what the Church infallibly teaches and […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #178)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly awaits your perusal. Three more videos have been released of Planned Parenthood peddling baby organs. A good, short video from Christopher Stefanick on the existence of God. An unusual (but good) approach to Christian evangelization from Letters to the Exiles. Spike is in a love triangle, […]