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

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

Under the Fedora Latin and English, Biden & History, NYT vs Alex Stephens, LGBTQ vs Legal Documents, Dick’s Vs Guns

My post on Canon Turner's 1st Mass got a lot of attention considering it wasn't instalanched and I wanted to make a point that might have been unclear.  I have been to the Latin mass before just not a high mass of the type that was on display.  Personally I think it would be healthy … Continue reading Under the Fedora Latin and English, Biden & History, NYT vs Alex Stephens, LGBTQ vs Legal Documents, Dick’s Vs Guns

Trump, Election 2020 and The Optimism of a Latin Mass.

A few days ago I attended the 1st Mass of Canon Edward Turner of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest who was ordained in Rome on July 4th as a Catholic priest. The Mass was a solemn high mass of the 1962 rite held at St John the Guardian of our lady Parish at … Continue reading Trump, Election 2020 and The Optimism of a Latin Mass.

Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

By: Pat Austin ARNAUDVILLE, LA – I’m not Catholic by faith, but this is the coolest thing I’ve seen lately. Just beautiful. Each year on August 15, Acadians participate in Fete-Dieu du Teche, which is “a 38-mile, all-day boat procession down the Bayou Teche that celebrates the arrival of the Acadians more than 250 years … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Fete Dieu du Teche

The Site is back up again or Always listen to your Guardian Angel

Ok we're back up (obviously) and I have a short story to tell you that you can take any way you wish. I get out of work at midnight. When I got home from work I went to bed thinking to my self: "I need to go to confession" I woke up early enough to … Continue reading The Site is back up again or Always listen to your Guardian Angel

How Dare God leave us when we asked him to

Today is the feast of the Transfiguration http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/15019a.htm and as such it is an excellent time to answer a question I've been hearing concerning the Dayton and El Paso shootings, particularly from the non-religious: "Were was God when this was going on?" The short answer is: " Where you expect him to be?" For nearly … Continue reading How Dare God leave us when we asked him to

Ever hear of Teleconferencing Greta? Bison attacks? Disney’s Fault! The Bell Rings too Late, Finding who really believes. Evan MacMullen and a Ride on a Bus Under the Fedora

The AP reports noted teenage climate activist is putting her time her month is and crossing the Atlantic in a "high tech sailboat" rather than flying to cut her carbon emissions. Forgetting for a moment all the carbon that was produced in making the ships stores that she will spend days or weeks consuming on … Continue reading Ever hear of Teleconferencing Greta? Bison attacks? Disney’s Fault! The Bell Rings too Late, Finding who really believes. Evan MacMullen and a Ride on a Bus Under the Fedora

Obama created racists? the Unwoke FBI Descriptions, Guns and Garlic, Sir Humphrey on the bright side of the UN and MSM conversion thready Under the Fedora

Joe Lockheart is publicly claiming that every single person who supports Donald Trump is a racist and should just come out and declare themselves such. Given the number of Trump voters who pulled the lever for Barack Obama either twice or at least once I have a question for him. If we take your assertion … Continue reading Obama created racists? the Unwoke FBI Descriptions, Guns and Garlic, Sir Humphrey on the bright side of the UN and MSM conversion thready Under the Fedora

Reminder Taking Prayer Intentions for this Week’s Your Prayer Intentions Show

Simply leave your prayer request in comments. If you want to avoid details just leave a common saying "private" I'll be recording the show tomorrow or Wednesday morning for WQPH 89.3 FM shirley Fitchburg. The show is broadcast Saturday at noon EST

Lenten Reflections 2nd Monday of Lent Eye Witness News

I've argued for a lot of years that the only reason to be a Christian in general and a Catholic in particular is because it is true, yesterday's readings talk about the evidence of same. One of the best logical arguments of the truth of the Gospel is the fact that a few weeks after … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Monday of Lent Eye Witness News

Lenten Reflections 2nd Sunday of Lent Paying the Bills

Yesterday there was a big huge jackpot in Powerball and as of this writing I don't know if I have suddenly become very very rich but I'm going to go out on a limb here and presume that I haven't. We often obsess over our comfort, and dream of wealth, brand new houses and the … Continue reading Lenten Reflections 2nd Sunday of Lent Paying the Bills

Roy Moore and The Once Saved Always Saved Fallacy

There is an angle concerning the Roy Moore case that nobody is talking about and that's the Theological Aspect. One of the things we are hearing from the Harvey Weinstein left and the Bill Clinton defending media concerning Moore is the hypocrisy of a person who is associated with Christianity in general and the Ten … Continue reading Roy Moore and The Once Saved Always Saved Fallacy

Some of My Best Friends Are Catholic

by baldilocks Many of my Facebook friends – most of whom are conservatives -- are arguing about controversies of recent vintage and of this particular day: whether or not to continue watching the NFL, whether Christians should allow their children to take part in Halloween festivities or participate in those festivities themselves. I find it … Continue reading Some of My Best Friends Are Catholic

Sign of the Times

"You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means." -Inigo Montoya, The Princess Bride by William Goldman I live in a relatively small town in Massachusetts and, like most towns, we have our political differences. They usually play out in local issues, but something happened about a year ago … Continue reading Sign of the Times