Monthly Archives: April 2013

Obama Goes to Planned Parenthood

Well, if some of our friends on the right wanted a culture war, they seem to have gotten it. President Barack Obama on Friday became the first president to speak at a Planned Parenthood conference. His speech , which can … Continue reading

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St. Catherine of Siena

“In your nature, eternal Godhead, I shall come to know my nature. And what is my nature, boundless Love? It is fire, because you are nothing but a fire of love. And you have given humankind a share in this … Continue reading

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Freeing the Brain from Enslavement to Porn

Science shows us that acting out with pornography taps into our powerful neurochemistry, and this can quickly lead a person to use porn habitually. Much like a drug, the chemicals that fire when watching porn cause the brain to increasingly … Continue reading

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All Things New

An Easter season meditation from an article by Orthodox theologian David Hart As for comfort, when we seek it, I can imagine none greater than the happy knowledge that when I see the death of a child I do not … Continue reading

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American and/or Catholic?

A provocative new book by one of my favorite authors:

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Never despair…simply pray

You may find yourself hampered by someone who sows tares of despondency. He tries to prevent you from climbing to such heights of holiness by discouraging you with various thoughts. For instance, he will tell you that it is impossible … Continue reading

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Pray for the Kidnapped Bishops…

BEIRUT (AP) — The whereabouts of two bishops kidnapped in northern Syria remain unknown, Syrian church officials said Wednesday, a day after telling reporters that they had been released. Bishop Tony Yazigi of the Damascus-based Greek Orthodox Church said Tuesday that the bishops, both working … Continue reading

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