Kick the Catholic Drama To the Curb

In a recent Tim Haines show, Parading Mistruth, Tim discussed some of the controversy that surrounded the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York and Boston. One thing that controversies like this manage to do, is generate lots of drama. Catholics seem to be just as susceptible to drama as anyone else.

Christmas Presence — by Vickie Armstrong

by Vickie Armstrong In the Christmas Present  Tim, Wilson and Father Paul Nicholson discussed some current attitudes about Christmas and the need for us to reclaim...

Turning the Tide – Upholding the Staff

When Moses lowered his hands the tide of battle turned in favor of the enemy. Often it feels like we are on the battlefield battling our little hearts out and that the enemy is having the better of the fight....

Turning The Tide — Taking A Stand

by Vickie Armstrong I have quite a few titles in mind for this Turning the Tide series. All of them having something to do with...

Turning the Tide – Common Ground or Giving Ground?

By Vickie Armstrong Last week in the episode Road to Perdition, Tim and Wilson had a discussion about the controversy concerning the St. Patrick’s Day...

Confession: Pt. 2 — Logical Defense

In Part 1 of this little "Confession Series" I covered the scriptural defense of the Sacrament of Confession.  If you haven't had the opportunity...

An Attitude of Gratitude

by Vickie Armstrong In reading about Pope Francis’ visit to Korea, my attention was drawn to a few paragraphs about the history of the Church...

Contortion of Human Sexuality

The secular mind has contorted the beauty, dignity, and complexity of human sexuality. It's turned it into something ugly and self-serving. Particularly when held against the richness of Catholic teaching on sex/sexuality, which often goes unspoken, or ill-represented in the world. But not here!...

Look Beyond the Obvious

Evil does seem to be making itself obvious right now in so many ways. Like a cornucopia of evil de jour in what seems to be an all you can eat buffet, “sufficient for a day is its own evil.” From Black Masses to the atrocities of persecution in Iraq, from

Confession: Pt. 1 – Scriptural Defense

I often find myself wedged between two or more people in a crowd who identify me as "the Catholic". They zero in on me;...