Of Blinkers, Bakers, and Benevolence

25 Mar

“The quick slick confident judgments we are forever making are merely silly. Who can read the chaos in another’s soul from which his actions proceed?”
~ Frank Sheed

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Of Lab Coats, Chasubles, and Playing Priest

13 Mar

“Without priests, we have no Jesus.”
~ Mother Teresa

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Of Friendship, Faith, and Death

9 Mar

“Despite the strife of the world and their own flaws and failures, friends enjoy a foretaste of the peace and rest we’ll experience fully in heaven.”
~ Archbishop Charles Chaput

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The Best Violent Movie You’ve Never Seen

4 Mar

“The history of warfare can be seen as a history of increasingly more effective mechanisms for enabling and conditioning men to overcome their innate resistance to killing their fellow human beings.”
~ Lt. Col. Dave Grossman

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The Martyrs of Damascus (1860)

24 Feb

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I am a Christian, and I will die a Christian.
~ Blessed Emmanuel Ruiz

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Of Theologizing, Conversion, and the Magisterium

15 Feb

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“Philosophy and theology are democratic to the point of being vulgar, to the point, I was going to say, or being rowdy.”
~ G.K. Chesterton

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Of Humor, Homicide, and Julian the Hospitaller

13 Feb

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“The maximum amount of seriousness admits the maximum amount of comedy. Only if we are secure in our beliefs can we see the comical side of the universe.”
~ Flannery O’Connor

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