Author Archives: Vagrant Catholic

On the Consumption of Information & Media

It used to be we received news at our front doorstep in paper format. Through the broadcast waves of the radio before going to sleep. Eventually families would gather around the television to consume the news during the evening after … Continue reading

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On the Abortions Ban in Texas & the Current State of the “Pro-Life Movement”

If one holds the belief that life begins at conception, celebrating the ban on abortion Texas abortion via a “heartbeat legislation” is understandable. After all, it’s the belief that vulnerable human beings are having their lives saved, and we’re talking … Continue reading

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On the Death Penalty and the Cycle of Violence

On the surface, “vengeance” seems like a great idea. Many people gain some form of primal satisfaction when someone “gets what coming to them” (I’m certainly not immune to this). There’s an issue, however, is when one savors that satisfaction … Continue reading

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On Eugenics & Pandemic Response Being a Disability Rights Issue

The benefit of typing, and writing as a whole, is the ability to formulate thoughts in a methodical fashion. You can take your time and measure your words in a thoughtful and appropriate fashion. Yet, at the time of myself … Continue reading

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On the COVID19 Vaccines and Cooperation with Evil

I’d like to take some moments to discuss the nature of COVID19 vaccines, and how it interacts with the theological and philosophical concept “cooperation with evil”. Several sites (such as Science Magazine specifically say the cell line used in the … Continue reading

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On Understanding Pope Francis & the Impact the Consecrated Life has on the Church/Papacy

I’ve spent the last several months working on this, and I’m finally able to share it. To understand Pope Francis, we need to examine the role the consecrated life has om the entire Catholic Church. Specifically, how the spirituality of … Continue reading

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On Systematic Oppression & Institutional Failure

This particular topic has become rather important to me, so I elected to invest a considerable amount of time to write this lengthy post. It’d be nice if I could say I always understood, but that’d be lying. It’d also … Continue reading

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On the Proposed Salvation Army Shelter at 333 Montreal Road

In Ottawa Ontario Canada, the Salvation Army have just had approval from Ottawa’s City Council to move from their current location to 333 Montreal Road, in the Vanier area. The Salvation Army said that according to their research, they have … Continue reading

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On the Canonical Situation of the Society of Saint Pius X

For many years I have posted on the Catholic Answers Forum (“CAF”).  During my time there, I saw a conversation involving some posters who were advocates for the Society of Saint Pius X (“SSPX”).  The current status of the Society … Continue reading

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On Saint Francis of Assisi, my Patron Saint

I do not write as much as I used to, my tendinitis in both hands has prevented me from doing so. It’s been quite painful for many weeks now, so I have been wearing hand braces and reserving my efforts … Continue reading

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