Archives for March 2016

RIP, Mother Angelica

Easter Sunday, late afternoon, God called Mother Mary Angelica of the Annunciation home. We lost a truly amazing woman on this side of eternity, but her work will live on for a very long time. Mother Angelica was, of course, the foundress of EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network) and a whole lot more. Her calling […]


O God, who on this day, through your Only Begotten Son, have conquered death and unlocked for us the path to eternity, grant, we pray, that we who keep the solemnity of the Lord’s Resurrection may, through the renewal brought by your Spirit, rise up in the light of life. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, […]

Good Friday

It was now about noon and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon because of an eclipse of the sun. Then the veil of the temple was torn down the middle. Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit”; and when he had said […]

Elsewhere: 100 million Obamacare exemptions

You may be aware that the Little Sisters of the Poor have taken their case to the Supreme Court. They are opposed to cooperating with the evil of funding abortifacients and contraceptives in Obamacare and applied for an exemption as a religious organization. It was denied essentially because the Obama administration does not consider them […]

Elsewhere: Spotlight (the movie)

There is a special kind of political correctness applied to the sexual abuse scandal. The unwritten rules require speakers and writers to: Start by acknowledging how horrible it is. This is valid, it is horrible for the victims and the scandal has impacted the Great Commission given to his Church by Christ. Never mention the […]

Elsewhere: invaders, not immigrants

ISIS may have won, even if they are completely wiped-out of the countries which they occupy. That may seem illogical, but what if their intent was to purposely displace mostly Muslim people into the naive but welcoming arms of others? If so, then it is working splendly. Also be wary of the false media and […]

7 Quick Takes Friday (set #195)

This week: The latest issue of New Evangelists Monthly awaits your perusal. Fr. Paul Scalia gives an outstanding homily at his father’s funeral Mass. The Archdiocese of Milwaukee produced a wonderful video on the beauty of the Church. A new film explores the true artwork of St. Faustina’s Divine Mercy image. Jeff Harris illustrates the […]