Top 5 Resolutions You Can Make With Your Spouse

Top 5 Resolutions You Can Make With Your Spouse

As stores sweep away the last scraps of holiday decor and the general public becomes befuddled as to when they should stop wishing themselves a Merry Christmas, most of the earth has been busying itself with resolutions for the New Year. Ah yes, the end of 2012...
Not New Movie Review: The Seventh Seal

Not New Movie Review: The Seventh Seal

Why did I like Ingmar Bergman’s The Seventh Seal? I knew its basic premise beforehand: a knight returns from the Crusades, questioning God’s existence, and engages in a chess match with Death. I knew that its conclusion wasn’t exactly sympathetic to...
How Holy Is the Holy Family?

How Holy Is the Holy Family?

While away from my home for my Christmas vacation on Sunday, my wife and I heard a homily that left us concerned for the understanding of our fellow Massgoers.  The homilist attempted to emphasize the Holy Family’s approachability, but it ended in several errors...
Socratic thoughts on death after Christmas

Socratic thoughts on death after Christmas

I finished Peter Kreeft’s Philosophy 101 by Socrates while on vacation and was struck by some of Socrates’ views on death, having been alive before the Christian era. The book discusses the nature of philosophy by reviewing Plato’s Apology, the...
5 Cold Weather Meals Every Cook Should Try

5 Cold Weather Meals Every Cook Should Try

While I know that the majority of our readership is in Louisiana, the snow here in upstate New York has made me hanker for warm, hearty, put-ya-to-sleep meals at the end of the day. I would say, in fact, that eating warm things is essential to enjoying this cold,...