Monthly Archives: November 2012

On the Heart of a Missionary

When some think “missionary” they think of of people traveling, spreading the Gospel. Aiding the poor, the broken hearted in far away lands. Yes, this is one version, but over the years I have come to the conclusion that it … Continue reading

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On the Errors of Sedevacantism

I’ve been debating on if I should post this or not, because sedevacantism is a dangerous thing. “Sedevacantism” is the school of thought that the Chair of Peter is vacant. Basically, sedevacantists believe our current pope (Pope Benedict XVI) is … Continue reading

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On Bonaventure & Aquinas

October 4th is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, founder of the Franciscan Order. One of the more “famous” Franciscans was St. Bonaventure, although I have to use quotation marks because outside of the Franciscans a lot of people … Continue reading

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On “Doubting Thomas” & Why He’s a Hero to Us All.

After every Easter we hear the same story; the story of Thomas (“The Twin”). “Doubting Thomas”. And every year we hear in sermons/homilies about how Thomas doubted. And every year I get annoyed. What gets lost in this is what … Continue reading

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On the Funding of Planned Parenthood & The Slippery Slope of Birth Control for Pro-Lifers

The topic of Planned Parenthood and their funding comes up with some frequency. Most pro-choice folks and some who are pro-life believe that the use of birth control will limit or curtail the abortion rate (or need for abortion). Marc … Continue reading

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On the Woman’s “Right to Choose”: The Philosophical & Psychological Ramifications of Unlimited Choice & Eugenics

There are few common statements I hear from pro-choice folks regarding their side of the abortion debate: 1) It’s a woman’s body, so it’s a woman’s choice. 2) It’s not a “real human”, it’s a “fetus”. 3) “Get out of … Continue reading

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On Marian Devotion & the Immaculate Conception

As Catholics we hold a special place of honour for our Mother, Mary. This can be somewhat confusing to non-Catholics, who have several misconceptions and questions regarding Marian devotions. They question as to why Mary is held in such high … Continue reading

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