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Ariel Castro’s Addiction

Bishop Conley

Article on the sobering prevelance and effects of pornography in our culture.

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Coca Cola Catholicism

Longenecker

4th article in series on “What’s Killing American Catholicism”, goes along well with recent discussions on why people perceive Mass and faith as boring.

Answering Common Objections to the Uniqueness of Christianity

Kreeft

Christianity is not a system of man’s search for God but a story of God’s search for man. True religion is not like a cloud of incense wafting up from special spirits into the nostrils of a waiting God, but like a Father’s hand thrust downward to rescue the fallen. Throughout the Bible, man-made religion fails. There is no human way up the mountain, only a divine way down. “No man has seen God at any time. The only begotten Son who is in the bosom of the Father, he has made him known.”

Kreeft Interview – Charisms

Three part interview with Kreeft on Charisms.

Would enjoy seeing a vision of an angel?

Kreeft: Of course, my goodness. What a silly question. That’s almost like saying, “Would you enjoy watching Michelangelo paint the Last Supper?” I wouldn’t feel comfortable, I would certainly enjoy it. I may not be able to endure it, but I would enjoy it.”

Cardinal Bergoglio’s Pre-Conclave Remarks

Cardinal Bergoglio’s Pre-Conclave Remarks

“In Revelation, Jesus says that he is at the door and knocks. Obviously, the text refers to his knocking from the outside in order to enter but I think about the times in which Jesus knocks from within so that we will let him come out. The self-referential Church keeps Jesus Christ within herself and does not let him out.” – Pope Francis (then Cardinal Bergoglio)

Mormons & Pixar

Caffiene-Free

I am a Pixar fan and admire Mormons’ ability to raise their kids to live lives in accordance with their faith. Wish we could have similar success in this area.

Another benefit of NFP

Another benefit of NFP

A perspective on NFP that I hadn’t given any thought to before.

Yosemite Sam

Simcha

I have been a closet Simcha fan for the last few months, but can’t resist posting this one. It is too good to miss. Here is just one taste of her hilarity,

“The last several months have been really, really hard for people like me, who cling to outmoded prejudices against being crushed under hobnailed jackboots”.

Seven Point Checklist for Catholic Dads – Randy Hain

Seven Point Checklist for Catholic Dads – Randy Hain

This isn’t revolutionary, but I love it because it stresses intentionality and awareness.