A Worrying Precedent

Everybody, adult or child, who lives in four ZIP code areas must get an MMR shot or prove immunity, or face the prospect of a $1,000 fine ($2,000 if you don’t appear as ordered). Your religious exemption is overridden. The

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Donald R. McClarey

The Mark Shea Chronicles

Pauli at his blog Est Quod Est, gives us the latest installment of his The Mark Shea Chronicles:   It has been a while since I posted, so I thought “hey, why not see what good ol’ Mark Shea is

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Donald R. McClarey

They Shall Not Grow Old

They went with songs to the battle, they were young,  Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow.  They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted;  They fell with their faces to the foe. 
 They shall grow

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Donald R. McClarey

Saint of the Day Quote: Saint John of Avila

APOSTOLIC LETTER Proclaiming Saint John of Avila, diocesan priest, a Doctor of the Universal Church BENEDICTUS PP. XVI FOR PERPETUAL REMEMBRANCE 1. Caritas Christi urget nos (2 Cor 5:14). The love of God, made known in Jesus Christ, is the

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Donald R. McClarey

Jesus Hates Diversity

News that I missed courtesy of The Babylon Bee:   PORTLAND, OR—A leading New Testament scholar working at Unified Unity Divinity School has published a paper criticizing Jesus for a lack of diversity among the apostles He chose in the

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Donald R. McClarey

PopeWatch: Ed Feser

Catholic philosopher Ed Feser’s comments on the heresy letter:   What should we think of the recent open letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy, signed by Fr. Aidan Nichols, Prof. John Rist, and other priests and academics (and for which

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