UPDATE: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Ahead of Obama for TIME’s Influential People List

Mar 31 UPDATE: Timothy Cardinal Dolan Ahead of Obama for TIME’s Influential People List

Just got word of this from a Facebook friend. Go show your support for our latest American Cardinal, and the man who’s taking point on the battle with the Obama Administration over the HHS Contraception Mandate! SHARE THE LINK WITH EVERYONE YOU KNOW!

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Lottery Question: Why Do Good Things Happen to Bad People?

Mar 31 Lottery Question: Why Do Good Things Happen to Bad People?

Most of us have pondered at one time another the ageless question: why do bad things happen to good people? Occasioned by the recent record-breaking lottery excitement, I’m flipping the question: why do good things happen to bad people?

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The Distinction Between Welfare and Charity

Mar 31 The Distinction Between Welfare and Charity

When I was a sweet, naïve freshman in college, I was inspired by a “liberal”, philosophy, namely, that if we all paid higher taxes, then fewer people would be poor. It seemed like such an easy and straightforward way to help so many people out, who could possibly be against that? Slowly I began to realize that this philosophy was too easy. I knew lots of faithful Republicans whom I knew for...

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Catholic Trivia: Who is Keyser Soze?

Mar 30 Catholic Trivia: Who is Keyser Soze?

Before my dedication to following Christ, one of my favorite movies was The Usual Suspects.  For those of you who haven’t seen it, the movie revolves around a detective, played by Chazz Palminteri, trying to determine the cause of a very large shootout and explosion at the docks.  One survivor turns up at the hospital and manages to give a description of the veritable boogeyman...

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Spring Break! (from what?)

Mar 30 Spring Break! (from what?)

The university where I teach got an unexpected extra week added on to our Spring Break this year, courtesy of a blown power line that knocked out power to the entire campus for the past several days. Technically we still have class online this week but don’t have the ability to meet on campus (at least, the ability to meet with lights, A/C, and PowerPoint slides). Spring Break and...

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