A famous podcast host recently asked a Catholic commentator why he opposed homosexual marriage when it did not personally injure him in any way. Unfortunately, the Catholic commentator was unable to provide a very memorable response. Admittedly, it can sometimes be tough to answer these types of questions when put on the spot, especially in … More Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, have mercy on us!
“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” So wrote Pascal nearly four-hundred years ago, yet his words have ne’er rang truer. Man was born to think. This is what sets him apart from all other forms of life. He is made to raise above the merely natural … More The Death of Thinking Man
“Do whatever makes you happy, provided you don’t make anyone else unhappy.” A naive philosophy if there ever was one. It only takes one small (and logical) step from here to arrive at Satanism: “Do what thou wilt.” Instead, let’s try this one: “Do whatsoever your infinitely wise and good Creator has commanded.” That’s the … More “Whatever Makes You Happy!”
Fellow lovers of the truth, who are we fighting? Is it the Democrats? Is it liberals? Is it leftists? Socialists? Progressives? Communists? Perhaps it’s the new-age-neo-post-modern-pseudo-fascists-Marxists? Or maybe it’s some other group for which we haven’t yet devised a label? How telling it is that our enemies are legion. In the battle between good and … More The Truth and A Lie
Strictly speaking, that is. For to say that God is full of mercy is to imply that mercy exists outside of Him. God cannot be full of anything because God is everything. He can have no attributes because attributes imply deficiencies and imperfections, neither of which exist in God. Technically, God is not merciful, but … More God is Not Merciful