Category: Catholic Church

A Great Man

     There are people who don’t believe in great men. That is, they don’t believe that a man can be “great” in any sense that would command the attention and respect of others. Such a person, upon hearing a man called “great,” immediately takes exception. He tends to regard it as a personal insult.      …

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A Harbinger No One Should Miss

     In truth, it’s hard to believe that anyone who pays even modest attention to the news could miss it:      The highest honor a lay Catholic could possibly hope for is to go to Mass with the head of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church. Mind you, in truth Joe Biden is about …

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A Couple Of Catholic Conundrums

     An old tickler from many years ago is about the day a gaggle of theologians were confronted by a layman with a simple question: “Did Adam and Eve have navels?” The initial consensus answer was no. But, the layman objected, that doesn’t square with the notion that the first man and woman were the …

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