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More Unusual Happenings in the Lives of Saints

Nine months ago I related several humorous and fascinating anecdotes from the lives of the saints, here are some more: One of my favorites is not really spectacular, it... More →

Steve Wood’s Warning on Degenerate Proselytism in the Wake of Obergefell

A friend just sent me a newsletter he gets from Steve Wood. It concerns Obergefell v. Hodges and the terrible prospects that wicked bit of judicial activism holds out for our youth. My correspondent is... More →

Rod Dreher on Obergefell and Living as Exiles

Rod Dreher has authored a thoughtful piece for Time on Friday’s horrible SCOTUS decision: Orthodox Christians Must Now Learn To Live as Exiles in Our Own Country. I recommend reading it.... More →

Catholic Action League Denounces Supreme Court Decision on Same Sex Marriage

The Catholic Action League of Massachusetts today criticized this morning’s decision by the U. S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges, which held that both the Due Process and... More →

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laudato_Ad-Rem-Ad The Phenomenon of Laudato Si’

The publication of Laudato Si’ has been met with a variety of reactions both positive and negative. “Weighing in” on the contents of the encyclical would be ill-advised for me on a number of counts, so I will not do that. Instead, I will offer my readership seven observations on the phenomenon of Laudato Si’ and some questions it... More →

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Did You Know?  Catholic Trivia

Saint Laurence – the Courteous Spaniard

The relics of St. Stephen have been relocated (“translated”) twice since the miraculous finding: from Jerusalem to Constantinople in the fifth century and from Constantinople to Rome in the sixth. May seventh is the day on which the Roman Church commemorates this last translation, when the Protomartyr’s remains were placed in the Church of... More →


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