March 4, 2020
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Bluffin’ with My Muffin?

It was Detroit, in 2006. That was the last time I watched a halftime show during the Superbowl. In the following eleven years, I have had no desire to see any of the acts, and with the likes of Madonna, Beyonce, and Katy Perry as the big-name...

This Is Your Friend?

For those who live in this world and desire to embrace the virtues, it is necessary to unite together in holy friendship. (St. Francis de Sales) A faithful friend is a sturdy shelter; he who finds one finds a treasure. A faithful friend is beyond...

The Adam Gene

I wonder if anyone remembers comedian Flip Wilson? One of his stock characters was a character named Geraldine? She was a woman of easy virtue, who when someone dared to point out her misbehavior, would raise her voice in a shrill and defensive...

Killer Angels

I wanted to be an English major in college until an adjunct History professor at Holy Cross enthralled me with his military exploits as a Marine tank commander in the Pacific Theater during World War II and Korea. His personal experiences within the...

Overcoming Evil

In the Gospel for this seventh Sunday of Easter, Jesus is quoted as saying, “I do not ask that you take them out of the world but that you keep them from the evil one.” (John 17:15) In this week’s Gospel for the Ascension of the Lord, Jesus outlines...

The Price Of Freedom

The Price Of Freedom

The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field; but while men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared also...

The Vision In Which We Live

The Vision In Which We Live

We live in a strange world, don’t we? So many people begin things with good intentions, wonderful visions, and really want to make things better, both in their own lives and in the lives of others. Marx and Lenin, the fathers of communism, really...