Category Archives: Catholic Faith & Inspiration

People of faith deserve to be remembered by people of faith

Update on June 27th: It was not hard to see a secular spin coming in this tragedy, but the push back from the black Christian community has been inspiring. Michael Wear in Christianity Today is tired of people attempting to … Continue reading

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John Lennox imagines humble Christians

There is a scene from The Exorcist which reminds me of how I used to think of Christians who interpret the Book of Genesis literally. When exorcism was first suggested as shock therapy to Chris MacNeil by the Clinic Director, … Continue reading

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John Lennox imagines humble Atheists

It is common for pop culture favorites, e.g., Bill Maher [59] and Jon Stewart [52], to ridicule religion and argue that it is a natural enemy to science. It helps that their audiences are probably as disinterested in science as … Continue reading

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What to do when God appears to say no?

How do we react when God does not seem to respond to our petitions? Do we become Morris Albert groupies? A WSJ article by Gregory Cootsona gives us a glimpse into how the great C.S. Lewis navigated the issue: Finally, … Continue reading

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Unlike Cain and Abel

I visited my father Adolfo’s gravesite on Fathers Day with his grown grandkids whom he never met. Our next stop was to visit his 92-year-old younger brother and my dear uncle, Ramiro, who is in a Hialeah rehabilitation facility. He … Continue reading

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D-Day Inspiration, Lt. Robert Patrick Mathias

Lacking any direct connection to those who served in WWII, my appreciation of them has over time come to be symbolized in one hero — described in historian Stephen E. Ambrose’s 1994 book, D-Day, June 6, 1944 — the impressive … Continue reading

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Traditional marriage and the concept of ‘pilita’

Pilita – Spanish slang for piling on. If you plan on supporting the concept of traditional marriage — members of the opposite sex with a bare minimum of common ancestors¹ — in the public square debate, for God’s sake be … Continue reading

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Roe v Wade eligible images

A Child is Born photography from Lennart Nilsson. Please click on photos to enlarge. 6 weeks 16 weeks 18 weeks – Life magazine 04/30/65

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Fully Baked Zito

Barry Zito has hit on a clever tactic to be left alone. In a GQ interview, he acknowledged that he was a Christian who enjoyed reading C.S. Lewis. His interviewer, Nathaniel Penn, gives what I think is an accurate recap … Continue reading

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Why Christianity is not the UN

An open letter to my Emmaus brothers. How does our self-professed Christian faith differ from being a UN diplomat? The spiritual veil is much more easily pierced than diplomatic immunity. Waving a Christian card when personal behavior runs contrary to … Continue reading

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