The Misfit

While it may be true that when God closes one door He opens another, it doesn't make it hurt any less when the first one smacks you full in the face. And as a cherished friend noted, afterwards sometimes you have to wait in the hallway for quite a spell. I've been spending some time … Continue reading The Misfit

‘Tis the season for attacks on Christopher Columbus

By John Ruberry As with atheist attacks on crèche displays on publicly owned land that happen every December, 'tis the season of political assaults on Christopher Columbus. Monday is Columbus Day, which marks the Genovese explorer's discovery of America; the federal holiday is also an unofficial celebration of the contributions of Italian-Americans to our nation, individuals such … Continue reading ‘Tis the season for attacks on Christopher Columbus

The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part Two The Human Confirmation

Even if you are on the brink of damnation, even if you have one foot in hell, even if you have sold your soul to the devil, as sorcerers do who practice black magic and even if you are a heretic as obstinate as the Devil, sooner or later you will be converted and save … Continue reading The Hail Mary Explained for Protestants: Part Two The Human Confirmation