A Blessed Good Friday

Lost? Crotalus.

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Moments of Grace in Teaching: Generosity or Obedience

We don’t use Lifeteen resources at our school, except that we like their pretty thorough examination of conscience. As we have a penance service tomorrow, I was going over it with students, which lists neglect of the poor under the 7th commandment. “Mr. Murphy, what if I haven’t been generous with my money because my parents tell me I’m supposed to spend my allowance on...

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1st Miracle Approved for Fulton J. Sheen!

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How Does God Treat Men Who Destroy His Temple?

Feb 26 How Does God Treat Men Who Destroy His Temple?

A single verse from the second reading this last Sunday caught my attention as a bloggable text. Here are the fruits of that investigation: If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for the temple of God, which you are, is holy. – Corinthians 3:17 In context, St. Paul was writing about the bodies of the Corinthians (and of us all), but the analogy only works if...

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Bishop Duca Blasts Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Feb 19 Bishop Duca Blasts Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition

Apparently it’s big news today that the new Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition has hit the shelves. My wife and I heard some talk about it on the radio and I remember thinking how disgusted the female radio host must have been to hear her male coworker talking about his experience with it. The big talk around town is about the local woman featured in this year’s edition....

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