July 3, 2022
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Blessing Others On Their Spiritual Journey

Blessing Others On Their Spiritual Journey

One morning a businessman walking down a city sidewalk noticed a poor tramp or vagrant selling flowers for a dollar each.  He happened to have a dollar handy, so he dropped it in the tramp’s cup and continued on his way, but halfway down the block...

American Catholics And Social Justice

“Social justice” is at the center of most political activism in contemporary America. It has provided arguments for the expansion of entitlement programs, for making the affluent “pay their fair share,” and more generally for “redistributing wealth...

A Sensible Approach To Voting

A Sensible Approach To Voting

It’s not hard to imagine the following conversation. Bill: I’m voting the same way I did in 2008, for Obama and Biden. Agnes: Why do prefer them? Bill: My family have all been Democrats for generations. We like what the Democratic Party stands for...

Faith-Filled Citizenship

We are celebrating a national holiday this weekend. Monday is Labor Day. Labor Day is an American federal holiday that we always observe on the first Monday in September.  This holiday celebrates the economic and social contributions of the American...

The World Tilts

If some of our readers of Catholic Journal have the impression that the world has turned upside down, then events of this past week will do nothing to change their thinking. I am referring specifically to the testimony of Sandra Fluke before a...

On Personal Responsibility

During the 1980 Presidential debates, then candidate Ronald Reagan gained political points against President Carter when he insisted that the president was misrepresenting his position. Do you recall that famous line? There you go again. Well, a...

Stepping Up To The Job

About 100 years ago, when steamships were the only practical way of crossing the Atlantic Ocean, all communication was done by telegraph, or wireless—and the position of wireless operator aboard a steamship was highly coveted.  Once when a steamship...

On Treasure and Priorities

The great 19th century medical missionary Dr. David Livingstone spent much of his life ministering in the heart of Africa.  It was to him that a British journalist named Stanley, after a long search for him in the African jungle, addressed the...

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