Lately there have been many calls for Presidential-candidate Mitt Romney to release his taxes. Many of you know that I have problems with various conservative proposals for what I consider to be sound Scriptural and Holy Tradition reasons. Nevertheless, I wish to defend Mitt Romney on this issue. I am defending him for two reasons. […]
Archives for August 2012
Below is from a recent news story on Fox News: A Tulsa police officer and devout Christian is suing his department after being punished for refusing to go to a mosque for a mandatory cultural event. Police Capt. Paul Campbell Fields, a 17-year veteran, was docked two weeks’ pay, transferred, reduced to the graveyard shift […]
It is common in the USA nowadays for all too many to believe that the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is of a story from a very late date. But, it is not so. There are actually several Early Church Fathers who speak to the issue of the Virgin Mary and her death and translation. […]
It would be such an awful burden to be a hero responsible for the success of the Church. The reality is that we are really only quite little fellows in a wide world.
From 2 Timothy 2 (King James Version): “And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also. … Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of […]
More than one Church Father, theologian, philosopher has commented that God created us with free will. The consequences of that free will is that we really can make the wrong decisions. And, when we make the wrong decision there may be consequences that we do not like. What is amazing is how often we blame […]