A few items of interest

I have a few items of interest for you on this beautiful Friday morning – the second day of the Fortnight for Freedom. Speaking of, here’s the link to a “virtual vigil” for religious freedom, hosted by┬áCatholic Advocate, a non-partisan lay Catholic group that encourages the faithful to be politically Read more…

What is community, really?

Lately, I’ve been involved in a number of ongoing efforts and conversations regarding community. Basically, we’ve been trying to get at the crux of what community really is and how to live it, and that’s got me yearning to dig deeper into the subject. We hear the word “community” all Read more…

A fortnight of apparitions

  With the Fortnight for Freedom initiated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops upon us, I’d like to share with you a bit of inspiration that I discovered. It’s a reflection written by Schoenstatt Father Nicolas Schwizer about being the light of the world. One line in particular Read more…

Time off for better behavior

  Prisoners who show exceptional rehabilitation progress during their internment are sometimes given “time off for good behavior,” or a reduction in their prison term as a reward for improvement. Well, I don’t by any means feel imprisoned, but I am in need of some time off in order to Read more…

What a contrast!

Sometimes contrasts seem to just jump out and hit you right between the eyes. Well, I’m still smarting from the blow I received when I ran across the two articles below. The first is a Media Research Center piece on the growing and dangerous trend of “self-marriage.” I know, it Read more…

Friday Digest

Happy Friday! Today I’ve compiled a number of items of interest into a digest of sorts. Some are things of which we all should be aware, and some are purely for our spiritual enrichment. Here’s a heads up from Catholic News Agency regarding the Defense of Marriage Act, which recently Read more…