October 11, 2020
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Using Petros

About a month ago, I was called a “Francis-Deacon” by a website for the absurdity of saying we should care enough about others to wear a mask in this pandemic. Upon seeing this, I immediately contacted a buddy of mine letting him know that after...

As a Christian, I Wear a Mask

“The government shouldn’t tell me what to do.” I get it. I am a laissez-faire capitalist myself. I believe in the individual freedoms that our Constitution affords us. One has to wonder in an election year how much politicizing “social distance” and...

Amid Pain and Tragedy, A Blessing

We are all acutely aware of the terrible harm done by the Coronavirus Pandemic to virtually every American—economically, educationally, emotionally, and culturally. But could the virus be, in any sense, a blessing? The immediate reaction...

Elon Musk’s Economic Truth Bomb

Elon Musk dropped an economic truth bomb on Joe Rogan’s podcast a couple of months ago. “If you don’t make stuff, there’s no stuff.” Obvious? You’d think so. But, as Musk pointed out, our economic policies throughout the COVID-19 pandemic have...

Government’s Unintended Consequences

The official summary of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) “does not address every detail of each provision,” yet that summary is almost 11,000 words long. It could have been adequately stated in...

Can’t We Still Be Friends?

I have two buddies that are polar opposites when it comes to COVD-19. One buddy tends to follow medical sources and argues from a perspective that the coronavirus is so dangerous that the government was right to marshal in many of its restrictions...

Not a Freedom to Pray

During this pandemic Churches throughout the land have been forced to close. Our bishops point out this means solely the building. The Church, the Body of Christ, cannot close. While I have been disappointed in missing the sacraments, I...

Awaiting the Love after Lockdown

As more Catholics resume physical attendance at Mass in areas where governors and bishops have issued policies easing COVID-19 lockdown rules, pastors and parish ministers around the country will carry many concerns with them when they open their...