race

On Not Being a Racist

When my wife and I moved from Cincinnati in 1978, we intentionally chose to relocate to the most diverse (formerly described as “integrated”) municipality in

Read More »
causality

The Importance of Being Human

Fundamental to the postmodern, post-Christian culture in which we live is the rejection of an objective human nature. Instead of believing human nature is what

Read More »
causality

On Being and Becoming Human

Human experimentation is being widely conducted today both in the narrow, scientific sense, such as in the CRISPR gene editing program, and in the broader,

Read More »
liturgy, reform

Advent and the Liturgical Year

Catholics can rightfully wish each other “Happy New Year!” on Sunday, December 2nd, because it is the beginning of a new liturgical year in the

Read More »

Food, Sex, God, and Nature

The sex scandals in the Church will not be completely and thoroughly dealt with until the rampant infidelity to Catholic doctrine throughout all of the

Read More »
prayers

I Have Been to Heaven

  I have been to Heaven because I have been to a Divine Liturgy. In order to explain what a Divine Liturgy is, we must

Read More »
pass the torch

Hate, Love, and False Love

Hate has become very topical—“hate speech,” “hate crimes,” being “hateful.” Yet in the ’60s, when “Love” was widely proposed as the solution—the “Summer of Love,”

Read More »

The Joy of Being Catholic

Anyone and everyone should be Catholic: God wants it because it is the best way to be a fulfilled human being. But how is someone Catholic?

Read More »