Feb
25

On Lent, and the Importance of Social Media

I shall have to apologize in advance for any formatting difficulties in this post. There. I apologized. *** We happen to be making our way through another Lent, and this year I decided to give up something that has become perhaps a bit too dear to me: social media. How sad that I consider it… Continue reading »

Dec
07

Blurbs

I don’t have the energy, interest, wherewithal or pluck to attempt a blog post longer than a few words. I shall therefore apply a scattershot approach, and hit on several topics or random thoughts. Join me on this potentially amazing experience. *** Bad news out of Smithfield, my hometown. The priest there has been suspended from… Continue reading »

Jun
15

A Piece of Schutte

I wrote this letter; it will likely not be published. Suffice it to say, the state of modern Catholic hymns is pitiable indeed. An entrenched establishment, holding onto the conventions of a bygone era and failing to communicate the deeper connection to God so necessary to retain followers and save souls? Sounds a bit like… Continue reading »

Mar
09

Ash Wednesday

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent. As a Catholic, I am going to fast today and receive ashes on my forehead. These are internal and external signs of my affinity for Christ and my willingness to follow Him. The ashes signify repentance for my sins and a rememberance of death (ashes to… Continue reading »

Dec
28

My Christmas Book List

I have to say that this Christmas found me considerably enriched, both in the thought that went into my gifts and in the time I spent with my family.

Dec
06

Home for Christmas

Why the embrace of corny sentimentality?

Sep
29

Because I Love Food, I Give It Up

I am offering up my small, petty discomfort to God as a prayer for my friend’s continued strength and good cheer.

Aug
10

The Non-Existence of Gay Marriage

Marriage is a concept of inseparable intertwined distinctions

Jun
08

Conscience, Virtue & Vice Pt 3

Finally concluding my now three-part blogging effort on Conscience, Virtue and Vice.

Jun
05

Conscience, Virtue & Vice Pt 2

We’ve really lost sight of the concept of virtue, while keeping vice all too visible.

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