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SAY THE BLACK AND DO THE RED: What We Really Want in the Liturgy

From my friend (and one of my favorite authors) Fr. Dwight Longenecker:  a poem from his slim little book, “A Sudden Certainty:  Priest Poems.” *     *     *     *     * A STUDENT'S PLEA No, no, Father, please don't toss the mike like a DJ when you preach.  Please don't be cool. Please don't ride a Harley […]

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OBAMA FLAUNTS PRESIDENTIAL AUTHORITY, AND OVERSTEPS LEGAL BOUNDS ON MARRIAGE ISSUE

Once again, President Obama has disregarded the strongly held beliefs and moral convictions of a majority of the American people.  He did this on February 23, while at the same time running roughshod over the Constitution of the United States.  This latest show of presidential chutzpah:  Mr. Obama ordered the Department of Justice to stop […]

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BABY-KILLING IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY: Planned Parenthood As Manananggal

IN PHILIPPINE MYTHOLOGY, there is a monster known as a “manananggal.” A fearsome creature, the manananggal is a beautiful older woman who preys on unsuspecting pregnant women in their homes. The vampire-like manananggal destroys the developing fetus in the womb, killing it by sucking the child’s heart. The myth is full of weirdness: The manananggal […]

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A PRAYER FOR HUMILITY

I ran across this beautiful prayer the other day, and thought it might come in handy.  I think today's the day! PRAYER FOR HUMILITY Father, give me the humility which Attract True Love Book realizes its ignorance, admits its mistakes, recognizes its needs, welcomes advice and accepts rebukes. Help me always to praise rather than […]

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THE CHAIR OF KATHY: From Which I Ponder the Chair of Peter, and Its Significance in the History of the Church

Here is my chair.  It is where I sit, watching the soup pot and watching the birds, and pondering the mysteries of the universe. Today I’ve been thinking about the Chair of Peter, the feast of which we celebrate on February 22.  “A feast for a chair?” you ask.  Yep.  You see, Peter wasn’t just […]

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