December 16, 2019
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The Wayback Machine

When meeting someone for the first time, I always enjoy trying to figure out where they are from. Sometimes, the mention of a favorite food will give them away. But more often, their dialect will. One website notes that there are more than twenty...

Pondering Holy Orders

In 1976, Pope Paul VI directed the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) to set forth and expound the teaching of the Church on the matter that ordination be reserved to males. This was accomplished through the declaration Inter...

Kentucky Rain Keeps Pouring Down

“Kentucky rain keeps pouring down And up ahead’s another town That I’ll go walking through With the rain in my shoes, Searchin for you In the cold Kentucky rain, In the cold Kentucky rain.” One week before Kentucky Derby...

Wearing our Faith

This is a very special weekend.  Not only is it Memorial Day, a time when we honor and remember those who have gone before us, and particularly those who died in defense of our freedom.  Yesterday, my wife and I celebrated our thirty-fourth wedding...

On Ordination

Ordaining women as priests? There have been a lot of arguments both for and against this proposal from varying points of view, the more popular of them being politically based. I say politically based because they are constructed on grounds that...

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