Monthly Archive: January 2016

Preaching beyond the choir

One of the greatest challenges faced by those of us who, by the grace of God, recognize the severity of the current crisis in the Catholic Church, is figuring out how to move beyond simply “preaching to the choir,” and to somehow go …

Lord, in Your mercy…

According to today’s Bollettino from the Holy See Press Office: His Holiness Francis intends to participate in a joint ceremony of the Catholic Church and the World Lutheran Federation to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, scheduled to take place in Lund, …

Bishop Bobby Barron: faker or faithful?

Robert Barron, to my mind, is the quintessential poster boy for the so-called “New Evangelization.” He has all the right qualifications: He is a camera-ready media creation with practically nothing of substance to offer beyond sugar-coated platitudes packaged in Catholic language. He is …