Abortion: It’s a Matter of Ownership

Hell No, We Won't Repent by baldilocks My friend, Dave Perkins, gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to the attitudes of women who have had an abortion. I’ve known several women who have told me they’ve had abortions. There are two life responses I’ve observed. One is an abiding sense of … Continue reading Abortion: It’s a Matter of Ownership

The other opioid crisis

After many years of back and knee pain, I got a prescription for hydrocodone, the stepson of oxycodone, from my doctor. I rarely use the pills—about once or twice a month—but the government overreaction to the opioid crisis has left me and others feeling like crack addicts. I used to get 30 pills every six … Continue reading The other opioid crisis

What’s more valuable? A Mass or a McDonald Meal

A few days ago I went to my old parish St. Anthony of Padua in Fitchburg for morning mass rather than my current parish. As I was looking at the parish bulletin I was shocked to see the weekday masses all empty in terms of intentions. It is a simple fact of life, or death, … Continue reading What’s more valuable? A Mass or a McDonald Meal