How Catholic is Kaine?

A recent flattering article in the New Yorker describes Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's vice-presidential running mate, as a "devout Roman Catholic." Not only that,...

Where your treasure lies: A spiritual reflection on an election year

   This election cycle, Catholic Americans are presented with the hair-raising choice between Hillary Clinton, a woman whose corrupt record and virulent support for the...

Visions in the Streets: A Movie Review of “Don Bosco”

Year: 1988 Filming: Color  Length: 108 minutes  Genre: Biography/Drama/Inspirational/Religious  Maturity: PG (for brief language and intense thematic elements)  Main Cast: Ben Gazzara (Don Bosco), Patsy Kensit (Lina), Karl Zinny...

Divorce, Sort of, Holywood Style

Following the break-up of HiddleSwift, it seems as though an infectious virus dissolving relationships old and new is spreading through Tinseltown:  Naomi Watts and...

The Insanity of our Brave New World

James Christian Aggeles is a paranoid schizophrenic with various personality disorders and grandiose delusions, which came to the forefront after he donated sperm to Xytex,...

For the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek’s Mission: A Spiritual Reflection

     Enterprise, what a God-haunted mission you are on. All around you there is light, star-shot and splintered in the endless skies through which you...

Why We Need More Bellarmines

Before we get to Bellarmine, for those of you who would like to peruse my take on the strange saga of James Christian Agelles,...

HiddleSwfit No More: Why Taylor Swift May Never Get Married

Alas, in earth-shattering news, the couple known as 'HiddleSwift' has broken up.  Yes, to you legions of fans (there have to be some out...

Herod, The Baptist and Conformity to the World

While I was away, relishing the world God has created (see my last post), we celebrated the memorial of the beheading of Saint John...

Must We Believe that Islam is Peaceful?

In another well-reasoned article by William Kilpatrick (we may disagree with some of his tone, but his points are good), he alludes to a...