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!...

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....

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...

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

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...

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...

Bishops and Bannon are Both Wrong, but Bannon is onto something

Steve Bannon's yet-to-be-aired interview on CBS is already sparking juicy headlines and inspiring heated commentary whenever a soundbite or snippet of the interview gets...

Spiritual Rules of Engagment – Bearing Fruit

by Vickie Armstrong ...that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding to live in a manner...

Bruno: Hero for Freedom of Thought?

This installment of our Battlefield Blogs comes hot off the heels of our latest episode that discussed Giordano Bruno. This was an exchange between me...

Anti-Catholicism is a War Against Truth

Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic nominee to the federal circuit court, was grilled about her Catholic faith by U.S. Senators last Wednesday at her...