Monday, February 19, 2018

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      Wood heat

      Heating a house with skids has always seemed like a good idea to me, since these are free for the asking at almost every...

      The Joyful Apostle of Rome

      Today, May 26th, is the feast of one of my favorite saints, Philip Neri (1515-1595), born and raised in the renaissance city of Florence...

      Luther’s Re-Formation?

      Today's 500th anniversary of the 'Reformation' is a rather arbitrary one, based on the legend, perhaps apocryphal, that Martin Luther's defiantly nailed his '95...

      My Sister’s Keeper: A Pro-Life Book Review

      It all begins with a bruise: a little clover-shaped bruise. While bathing her two-year-old daughter, Sarah finds a trail of little brown bruises running...

      What movie stars don’t have

      I imagine that many movie stars (I’ve noticed that many are much smaller than they appear on film) need to buy up the space...

      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,...

      Maundy Thursday, and the Washing of Feet

      Will you let me be your servant, let me be as Christ to you? Pray that I might have the grace to let you be...

      Mercy: Divine and Human, True and False

      (The following is an address I offered yesterday at Saint Hedwig's Church for the Divine Mercy celebration.  Editor) This being the Year of Mercy, decreed...

      Caliban’s Guide to Letters on Political Appeals

      It was one of Dr. Caliban’s chief characteristics—and perhaps the main source of his power over others—that he could crystallise, or—to use the modern...