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The Danger of Being “Fine”

“I’m fine.” “Just great!” “Doing well, thanks.” No matter how we’re actually feeling or doing, it’s generally considered a matter ofRead more »

10 Commandments Parking Lot

It is the dog days of summer here in Kansas now and the city pool isn’t even cool enough to offer any relief.  With more timeRead more »

Our Rest from the Toil

While reading Genesis recently, I started pondering my family’s level of busyness and the copious amount of activity being undertakenRead more »

A Chaste Woman’s Hero: Jane Eyre

** spoiler alert ** If you haven’t read it and think you might, don’t read this review! This truly great book is filled withRead more »

Family Matters

My wife’s grandparents and her aunts and uncles My wife and I are the only members of our family to have moved away from ourRead more »

Respect Within the Family

What is respect? Respect is defined as “a feeling of admiring someone or something that is good, valuable, important” and alsoRead more »

Back to Basics in {Catholic} Homeschooling

This article comes to you almost exactly on the anniversary of when we first introduced this series on {Catholic} Homeschooling.  As weRead more »

Come, Holy Spirit, and Give Us Peace

This is the third of a 12-part, once-a-month series on the Fruits of the Holy Spirit. This month’s fruit is PEACE . Be sure to see previousRead more »

A Holy Family – Thoughts on Procreation and Christian Marriage

Pray for us, O Holy Family. The Catholic Church’s stance against birth control has catapulted to the forefront of today’s news, as it isRead more »

Faithful Citizen: Vote with a Well Formed Conscience

Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen seems to have been a prophet before his time. His quotes appear to resonate even more today than they didRead more »

Do You Trust Me?

“There are places in the heart that do not yet exist; suffering has to enter in for them to come to be.” – Leon Bloy TheRead more »

New Year’s luck: let Jesus be your ‘Dumbo feather’!

Happy New Year! Black-eye peas for prosperity, noodles for long life, ham for progress, cabbage for riches – these are some of theRead more »

Idolatry and You! Part 1

If you’ve been Catholic for longer than 2 minutes, the chances are decent that you’ve been accused of idolatry. Idolatry being,Read more »

The Death Penalty Dilemma–Part 3

In my second article on capital punishment, I explored why death penalty alternatives for the intractably violent do not work. LifeRead more »

Bearing False Witness

Election season is upon us. We’ve already been treated to debates among the potential Republican nominees and poorly-veiled campaigning byRead more »