Category Archives: 5. Children of Adam and Eve
Miserable Pride vs. Joyful Humility
(I wrote this piece for the May 2022 newsletter of the California Association of American Mothers, Inc.: https://www.americanmothers.org/) How can we find joy and peace in motherhood? By embracing the difficult work of growing in virtue and fighting against vice as … Continue reading
(I wrote this piece for the April 2022 newsletter of the California Association of American Mothers, Inc.: https://www.americanmothers.org/) I would like to begin my “corner” by considering some ancient ideas about knowledge and ethics: intuition, virtue, and vice. As mothers, … Continue reading
Trending or Tradition?
Here is the link to my article “Trending or Tradition?” It summarizes peer vs. parent orientation and applies it as a cultural and religious analytical tool:
NFP Leads to Vocations?
We once had a young seminarian over for dinner, and I asked him if his fellow seminarians were willing to speak the truth about the evils of contraception to their flock (something I see many current priests unwilling to do). … Continue reading
Our Common Lineage
Here is what Aslan says to King Caspian when the latter wishes that he “‘came of a more honorable lineage’”: “You come of the Lord Adam and the Lady Eve,” said Aslan. “And that is both honor enough to erect … Continue reading
Proposed Schema of Human Knowledge
According to Peter Kreeft and Ronald Tacelli in Handbook of Christian Apologetics (Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1994), truths can be classified according to the following schema (where F = truths known by faith alone, and R = truths known … Continue reading
Fr. Georges Lemaitre and the Big Bang
I was fascinated to learn from my father recently that the originator of the “Big Bang” theory was a Catholic priest by the name of Georges Lemaitre: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georges_Lema%C3%AEtre Pope Pius XII “declared at the November 22, 1951 opening meeting of … Continue reading