Letter to the Editor: February 2001
Bishop O'Donnell Responds... St. Trash?... A Response From Sacred Heart Seminary... Let's Have a National Debate... The Mission of CUF...READ ARTICLE
New Oxford Notes: February 2001
Why No Call for Dialogue With "Homophobes"?... Let's Have More Loneliness!... "Gay" Priests Set the Tone... Bow Down and Worship Me!READ ARTICLE
Confessions of a Patchwork Catholic
I'm an Eastern Catholic but I’ve attended the Maronite, Armenian, and even the rare Mozarabic liturgy, and I sometimes attend the “regular,” Roman Catholic Mass.READ ARTICLE
A Tale of Two St. Mary's Churches
The Byzantine liturgy elevated my soul to a higher plane of worship. My soul was indeed magnifying the Lord.READ ARTICLE
The New New Funeral Rite: Let's Eulogize! Let's Emote!
The modern Catholic funeral liturgy has taken on a life of its own, independent of any of the Church’s stifling rules and traditions.READ ARTICLE
The cultivation of leisure, friendship, good cooking, and delightful storytelling are never learned if everyone is too busy or too lazy to be host or guest.READ ARTICLE
Catholics need to be educated as Catholics, bishops need to be leaders, and priests need to catechize those entrusted to them.READ ARTICLE
The Bileworm Memorandum
The devil shares his business plan to destroy "orthodox fools" through schism, revolution, division, and other tactics.READ ARTICLE
Remodel the Cathedral: What a Boondoggle!
A problem with today’s Catholic clergy, who squander money on “renovating” churches, is they often seem to spend other people's money with abandon.READ ARTICLE
A Baptist Meets a Mutant Mass
The way most Baptists (and evangelicals) normally celebrate Communion -- a practice that Christ commanded us to repeat to evoke His sacrifice -- is a scandal.READ ARTICLE
A Great Gift Book — But Give It Anonymously
"Cuss Control" suggests that some people who swear have an underlying problem of excessive anger and a bad disposition.READ ARTICLE
A history of British “literary converts” is a story of spiritual inspiration over the course of the “age of unbelief” that constitutes the full run of the 20th century.READ ARTICLE
Catholic History, Misconstrued
A problem arises when someone unfamiliar with Catholic history composes a study of eminent Catholics who lived under persecution.READ ARTICLE
"The Church's Best Kept Secret"
Although the Church’s social doctrine is an integral part of her patrimony, it has elicited little interest, even from Catholics.READ ARTICLE
Briefly: February 2001
Reviews of The Wedge of Truth: Splitting the Foundations of Naturalism... Dependent Rational Animals: Why Human Beings Need the Virtues... In Tune with the World: A Theory of Festivity... The Silence of St. ThomasREAD ARTICLE
Bookmark: February 2001
Reviews of A Student's Guide to the Study of History... Alphonsus de Ligouri: Selected Writings... Knowledge and Faith (The Collected Works of Edith Stein: Volume Eight)... Scripture Alone? Twenty-One Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura... The Conversion of Ratisbonne... A Student's Guide to LiteratureREAD ARTICLE
Bookmark: February 2001
Reviews of A Student's Guide to the Study of History... Alphonsus de Ligouri: Selected Writings... Knowledge and Faith (The Collected Works of Edith Stein: Volume Eight)... Scripture Alone? Twenty-One Reasons to Reject Sola Scriptura... The Conversion of Ratisbonne... A Student's Guide to Literature
"Catholicism's Intellectual Prizefighter!"
- Karl Keating