“Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws. Their origin is pure vanity. Their result is absolutely nil. They give us, now and then, some of those luxurious sterile emotions that have a certain charm for the weak….
The truth is, we’re all cyborgs with cell phones and online identities.–Geoff Johns, Brainyquote.com I was intrigued by a YouTube video in which a comic, Steven Crowder, got Alexa, the Amazon.com echo device, to say that Jesus Christ was a
A statement by prominent Catholic scientists and prolife advocates has been released that calls for a reform of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences (hat tip to William (“Matt”) Briggs, one of the signers of the statement). Here’s a link
For some, the sights, signs and smells of the holidays bring joy and a warm feeling. But, while others are joyously diving into the season, some of us are dipping into conflict, guilt, and a sense of guilt. —Melody Beattie,
Here is another “St. Augustine Day by Day” for Christmas: “Rejoice you who are just. It is the birthday of Him Who justifies. Rejoice you who are weak and sick. It is the birthday of Him Who makes people well.
This is our fourth and final look this Advent at the sermons of Saint Augustine. Saint Augustine meditates on how inadequate human words are to describe The Word: It is not at all strange that human consideration and human
A contemplation of the compleat attainment (at a period earlier than could have been expected) of the object for which we contended against so formidable a power cannot but inspire us with astonishment and gratitude. The disadvantageous circumstances