How Red Herrings Kill Our Children

For the sake of the children, stop with the idiocy! No, I’m not kidding–think of the children! All of this nonsense regarding gun control legislation, the supposedly inconsistent pro-life ethic, and the maligning of self-defense would be laughable were it not so damn pertinent and morbid. The Error First off, the charge that the anti-abortion folks are inconsistent in their supposed lack of outrage of murder by guns is nonsensical. Why? Well, foremost, because the …

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LISTEN: Fr. Mullady’s Commencement Address

Listen now to Fr. Brian Mullady’s commencement address from the Holy Apostles College & Seminary’s 2014 graduation ceremonies.  If you would like to read his speech, you can find a transcript over at the HACS Alumni site. If you’d prefer to download the speech: 2014 Commencement mp3.

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Is it Foolish to Listen to CNN?

Well, on any issue of faith, morality, or the Catholic Church: ABSOLUTELY! If you read the idiotic CNN article about Pope Francis and civil unions, which I absolutely refuse to link, please note: 1) Pope affirmed incoherence of the notion of marriage between individuals of the same-sex. 2) Divorced Catholics are not barred from communion, per se.  (The Catholic Church bars those who enter into a ‘second’ marriage without first getting a declaration of nullity …

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The Anti-Specific-Vax Trend

In recent months, Mark Shea has hosted his fair share of vaccination discussions.  Reading the most recent Facebook thread–where-in Mark solicited his readers for their moral arguments against HPV vaccination–is a minor exercise in masochism.  However, having tread through those waters, I think I know what some of the Anti-Specific-Vax readers are trying to convey: the problem of moral hazard. The Concept Sin is sin because it harms one’s relationship with God, and sin also …

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A Resolution Worth Adopting

A Resolution Worth Adopting

Eight days into the new year might be a bit late for a post about New Year Resolutions, but, the fact is, each day is ripe for resolutions. So, regardless of whether you have made a resolution for this year or not, here are my two universal suggestions for how to improve yourself–beginning today. 1.) On the physical front, floss more often. I’m sure this doesn’t apply to a handful of folks, but it definitely …

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