Faith & Family (September Column)

I’m writing a small monthly column for our school newsletter. I’ll be plagiarizing (and maybe expanding/editing/commenting on) those columns for my blog 🙂 Small changes/edits will look normal. Longer edits will be demarcated for your reading pleasure. Marriage and family are ordered to the good of the spouses and to the procreation and education of […]

Freedom of Choice Act (FOCA)

To start myself back on the blogging bandwagon, I thought I’d use a non-divisive topic like abortion. 🙂 But instead of posting what I think about it first, I have a few links that might be of interest on the Freedom of Choice Act which may or may not pass into law under our new […]

Nudity & The Gospel

So I’ve been away (mea culpa), and I’ve done a bit of reading on nudity and Church teaching (not a lot, but a little), and as far as I can tell there’s no official Church teaching on the subject (and by official I mean something that’s come out of a Pope or Church council or […]

And My Primary Vocation Is . . .

I’m reading a book called Sacrament of Sexuality: The Spirituality and Psychology of Sex by Morton and Barbara Kelsey. I found the following quote in a chapter discussing Sexuality, Love & Celibacy – I thought it a particularly insightful quote, so I thought I’d pass it on to all – enjoy! 🙂 We believe that […]

Reply to A Reply On Several Items

So I’m finally getting around to updating on a regular basis again, and I have lots to put up, but I’ll start with a long overdue reply. I’ll post the initial email, and then my replies to it (original email will be in italics). Hugo,Thanks for your question, since that was not my blog I […]

Why Not?

I had a conversation with a friend about sexual intercourse before marriage . . . here are some of the thoughts I had (names have been ommited to protect the innocent!) 🙂 Ok – I hate to be the bringer of bad news, so I’ll preface my comments with my standard disclaimers: most of what […]