Monthly Archive: October 2016

Brief update

Saw the neurosurgeon today. He ordered another type of CT scan (CTA) that will tell him more about what I’m dealing with; hopefully in the next few days. That result might be conclusive enough or may indicate that I need yet another test. …

Sending forth wolves among the lambs

According to Vatican News Service, a common declaration has been issued bearing the signatures of both “HIS GRACE JUSTIN WELBY” and “HIS HOLINESS FRANCIS” proposing to send “out on mission together 19 pairs of Anglican and Catholic bishops from countries around the world.” …

Cleanse me from the inside

In the parable about the Pharisee and the publican (Luke 18:9-14), I’m the latter. Seriously, by the grace of God, I’ve never really doubted my unworthiness and my lack of holiness. As regular readers know very well, I can be overly aggressive, impetuous, …

Wikileaks and selective outrage

Emails recently released by Wikileaks reveal that Democrat Party leaders had a hand in creating the uber-liberal activist groups Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good (CACG) and Catholics United (CU) in order to ignite a “Catholic Spring.” The emails, allegedly written and …

Second Vatican Council Q&A

Today, October 11, 2016, marks the 54th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. While regular readers of this space are well-versed in matters concerning Vatican II, the Council it remains a source of confusion for many if not most in …