Why is the world celebrating the #RoyalBaby, but watching #AlfieEvans die?

All day today and for the past few days, I’ve been following the status of little Alfie Evans. He’s a little British boy--just about two years old--who is very sick. In doing what socialized healthcare systems are so good at doing, the NHS has determined that further treatment “isn’t in Alfie’s best interests” and that … Continue reading Why is the world celebrating the #RoyalBaby, but watching #AlfieEvans die?

Backpage, #MeToo, & Why Catholics Should Proclaim the Truth About Sex & Marriage

I was perusing Twitter last night and in between Divine Mercy images and the tweets written by witty priests (#CatholicTwitter is VERY entertaining, by the way) I came across one tweet that expressed immense frustration with something recently posted by the @Women’sMarch account. To recap: the “Women’s March” group is the one that marched on … Continue reading Backpage, #MeToo, & Why Catholics Should Proclaim the Truth About Sex & Marriage

St. John Paul II’s Letter to Women & What it Teaches Us in 2018

I recently re-read St. John Paul II’s “Letter to Women,” which he wrote in 1995, and I realized that this document perhaps has more weight in 2018 than it did 23 years ago considering where society is at morally and culturally. I was first introduced to the Letter to Women in a women’s study group … Continue reading St. John Paul II’s Letter to Women & What it Teaches Us in 2018

The Problem with the Trend of “Pastoral Circumstances”

I’m noticing a really disturbing trend among certain churchmen lately--Cardinals, archbishops, people in generally high places in the Church. It seems like in the realm of sexuality and marriage, some folks are increasingly putting that which is orthodox Catholic teaching at odds with what is “pastoral.” At the very least, they’re being VERY ambiguous. Certain … Continue reading The Problem with the Trend of “Pastoral Circumstances”