Donald R. McClarey

Time for a Mindwipe

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Donald R. McClarey

I’m Confused

  Secretary of Defense Mattis has resigned, he is leaving in February, presumably because Trump is withdrawing our 2000 advisors from Syria.  I agree with Mattis that this precipitate withdrawal is a mistake, and Trump is being lambasted for it

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Donald R. McClarey

Bishop Sheen on the True Meaning of Christmas

  First broadcast in 1956, Bishop Sheen puts his own unique spin on the eternal mystery of Christmas, God becoming Man, Creator becoming Created.  It is interesting how philosophical and complicated Sheen’s presentation is.  Recall that his show was broadcast on commercial

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Donald R. McClarey

Murderer Gustavo Garcia and His Enablers

  Paul Mirengoff at Powerline explains how California, a sanctuary state for illegal aliens, helped Gustavo Garcia embark on a murderous rampage:   Earlier this week, Gustavo Garcia, an illegal immigrant with a criminal record, celebrated his release from prison

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Blessed Peter Canisius

If you treat them right, the Germans will give you everything. Many err in matters of faith, but without arrogance. They err the German way, mostly honest, a bit simple-minded, but very open for everything Lutheran. An honest explanation of

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Crickets Chirping

Edward Pentin at National Catholic Register hears the sounds of silence:   Another point calling into question whether the issue of homosexuality will be discussed at the meeting is the appointment of Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago as head of

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