Screwtape Revisited With gratitude (and apologies) to C. S. Lewis.
Moving over the next month and a half
OK, life has proven difficult on the personal front for about the last 3 days. We are in the process of selling our house and there is much that needs to be done before closing which is supposed to happen on March 30. Anyway, then closing on our new home isn't scheduled until April 26. That lea
Terri Schiavo's feeding tube removed
Terri Schiavo's feeding tube removed
PRAY AND FAST!!!
Lots going on
Wisconsin Cathedral Fire
Rescuing the Sacrament via A Penitent Blogger
St. Raphael's Fire: Arson-Suspect in Custody
Conversions, RCIA, Easter Vigil
More Than 150,000 People to Join Catholic Church via A Penitent Blogger
Initially the numbers look up only bec
Restoration of Byzantine-style Catholic Church
Restoration of Byzantine-style Catholic churchThe 1995 fire had been set by a Des Moines man consumed with hatred over the Catholic church's stands on homosexuality, masturbation and abortion.
But ironically, the people trying to bring the old church back to life found themselves at
The Da Vinci Code: Why all the fuss?
Vatican Crusade Against "Da Vinci Code"? Hardly via Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
Insight Scoop 2004: TDVC "Expert": "It's ONLY a novel!"
A thought or two: Yesterday I took the time to count the number of articles from a Google search on "Catholic Chu
Reading for today ...
Pope: Communion to be Reserved to Those Who Know they Have Not Committed Mortal Sin via Unam Sanctum
Purse snatchers finding victims in local Catholic churches
I knew it struck me as odd that few women were leaving their purses in the pews this past Sunday ...
Alice Von Hildebrand: Reclaim the Supernatural
Reclaim the supernatural via A Saintly Salmagundi
The sublime vocation of the priesthood is a calling to give oneself totally and completely to Christ: to understand how great a privilege it is to be his servant, to do his will, to represent the Holy One at the altar, to give absolution t
So What’s Wrong with Rock Music? (updated)
So What’s Wrong with Rock Music?
But as the sub-genres grow “harder” or “heavier” or more “metal”, the danger signals increase, not only because of the more frequent evil associations, as noted above, but because of certain elements in the music itself.
The first of these eleme
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Converts News.Google Search to RSS
Yahoo! News Search via RSS
Canada: Analysis Finds Canadian 'Catholic New Times' Newspaper Anything But 'Catholic'
Lifesite: Analysis Finds Canadian 'Catholic New Times' Newspaper Anything But 'Catholic'
Motivated by the current controversy surrounding the political attempt to redefine Canadian law to include same-sex marriages, and the CNT's explicit support of this attempt, Fr. De
Judge says, judge rules, court decides ...
I am sick of reading headlines that start like this .... Republic? Vaguely. How much control over important things do we have any more? When will we get to decide again?
I know some folks who favor a monarchy. At least in that case I have the assurance that me not being in control is par
Around the world in 8 ways (update)
"More people use Christian Media Than Attend Church"
If you are reading my blog (you likely aren’t) and you fall into this category …Catholic, Orthodox or Protestant … Go to Church spotty.
Bowling Balls Come in Different Scents - I guess the even more amusing thing w
Samurai, tornado season, dissent ... lots of chaos today
Did you realize that nothing in the Church is ever settled?
I admit it. I got bent out of shape this morning. I read an article and then went to mass. I spent most of the drive there venting to my wife about it. I decided not to comment after mass preferring to nap instead ... Seems thoug
We found a gem of a church today (St. Joseph Co-Cathedral - Thibodeaux, Louisiana)
Another entry in the race for most beautiful church in south Louisiana.
This morning I decided that a semi-long trek down to Thibodeaux, Louisiana (pop ~ 15,000) in order to catch my alma mater play a baseball game was in order. It was an excuse to get outside on a gorgeous day and to s
Opus Dei monk confirms ...
The European Union is a Catholic plot to impose Catholicism on Protestant Britain. (bettnet)
One Catholic in the room ... foil hats. These kids know something you don't.
(once again ... NOTE - for the uniformed ... there is no such thing as an Opus Dei Monk)
Why modern design generally doesn't work in the Catholic Church
As a fan of modern design I have to admit that I like the church presented here HOWEVER I do not think it should be a church. It suffers from the lack of something that a Catholic Church requires, that a dentist office does NOT require.
Modern design, as a whole, is stark and
More links later ...
Lent and the Modern Mind from Kathy Shaidle
I'm just shocked that the guy has listened to Michael Savage. A good read about what has happened to liberalism.
Nuptial union finds its proper place only within the Church
I Was Converted by Mozart via Lane Core
I am - a nerd
OK time for a fun post. Nobody visiting this blog other than my family has any idea who I am ...
name: William Eunice
gender: male - married, 3 kids
education: BS Computer Science, Louisiana Tech University, 1997
religion: Catholic revert sin
University Opus reforms repressive C.A.T.H.O.L.I.C. Europe
Daily reading ...
LOCAL: Universities want authority to raise tuition without Legislature
Charismatics and His Church: problems and praises
I posted this on DCF a while back and since the topic came up recentlly in a discussion there I wanted to post it here so that it wouldn't get lost to the sands of time ...
OK I told everyone that I would give my two cents so I will. First off I want to start off with what the Catec
Tsunami suit filed against forecasters
Tsunami suit filed against forecasters
Initially here are my thoughts ...
I remember reading the Tropical forum on Weather.com the day that Hurricane Charley made landfall in Florida. There was more than one poster who tossed out the idea that the NWS should be sued because th
Podcast, Spirit, Kids, Inferno, Find, School, Flowers
Not enough time today ... please read ...
Can the Church's Teaching on Contraception Change? ... also The Church’s Infallible and Immutable Doctrine on Contraception Stands Amid Growing Opposition
Do Catholic have enough children?
The Spirit of excommunication, Gregorian Chant and wasted time
Ummm, your reading and time wasting material for the day
How the Zeitgeist Affected the Catholic Church in the U.S. after Vatican II via Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
Vatican has turned down excommunication appeal also from Ad Majorem Dei Gloriam
Gregorian chant back in style at local
Particularly bad music day today at mass for my wife
At this time The Curt Jester: Missal Defense will be deemed appropriate. An old classic and a sometimes necessary medicine.
I am going to mass later as we have some sick children ... I will likley be attending a Teen Life mass as that is all we have after noon on Sunday. I wi
The best of my unsolicited advice about getting married
Every marriage is different
The goal of marriage is the salvation of your spouse and children.
Marriage is a sacrament. Through it you receive an abundant and constant source of grace. I have heard it said that it is the primary means of salvation for the majority.
That grace freque
Marriage banking, the Shaw Center for the Arts and my thoughts on the "arts scene"
Summa Mamas: a sign 'o our stinkin' times
“A new survey shows 48 percent of all couples have two or more checking accounts”
My wife and I had a discussion the other night as to what advice we would give people getting married … I compiled the notes and will post it later.
Catholic Light: On the enduring value of classical philosophy
On the enduring value of classical philosophy
As someone with a degree in computer science I would agree with this entry completely. Computer science is mostly about thinking in a certain very logical way. Any coursework which assists in helping someone to think more clearly should be at
Beautiful philosophical young Catholics prefer Spiderman
or ... todays reading list
Beauty and the Church courtesy of Church of the Masses
Computer related: on the enduring value of classical philosophy
A myth? (on movement of the Young in the Church)
Spiderman ... where are you coming from ... courtesy Waiting in Joyful Hope
Behold the "Luther Burger"
OK OK .. bad joke of the day on my part. Get over it already ...
I subscribe to Whats New at Snopes. When I saw the title "Luther Burger" I thought that the menu would read something like this. An intricately woven tapestry of beef, slices of cheddar cheese, tomatoes, lettuce a
Some things are too important to wait
This just showed up on my Feedreader ...
Society for a Moratorium on the Music of Marty Haugen and David Haas courtesy Envoy Encore
YES!!! Oh and I officially joined. I will be adding a permanent link on this site in the near future.
Fasting for Terri, BAM!!! Chaput, Holy Relics
Fasting For TerriI propose that from today to March 18--and perhaps beyond--all those reading this who are physically able, participate in a fast for Terri. Let us offer our hunger to God so that she might be spared of the hunger that will kill her.
A simple fast is when the main meal of
- Screwtape Revisited