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Month – January 2013

Worcester Diocese Rescinds Invitation to Robert Spencer

Robert Spencer

Rocco Palmo tweets a link to a Boston Globe report about the Diocese of Worcester canceling a speaking appearance by Catholic author Robert Spencer. The diocese has capitulated to a Muslim group that refers to Spencer as a “hatemonger.” Dr. Abdul Cader Asmal, cochairman of communications for the Islamic Council of New England, called the […]

Father Z Does Twitter the Right Way – How About You?


Twitter is a very important communication tool for those who want to retrieve a lot of information quickly. In order to be successful on Twitter, there are some important rules to follow. People who are familiar with Father Z may not be surprised to learn that he is very good at this, as I will […]

British Government Lawyers Disagree on What Constitutes Homosexual ‘Sex’

The Telegraph reports on the Catholic bishops’ efforts to stop passage of same-sex “marriage” legislation. This tidbit of information jumped out at me. Lawyers and MPs said the distinction created inequality between heterosexual and homosexual couples in the divorce courts and could ultimately lead to the abolition of the centuries-old concept of adultery. It came […]

God knows every hair on our heads

At Attracted to the Light, I found a great lesson on the topic of identity in Christ. Never underestimate how little people care! I’m not saying that people won’t help out if someone is having a problem. I’m saying that people aren’t interested in the minutiae of other people’s lives. Talk therapies, introspection and knowing […]

Jesus, Satan and Mental Illness

Today’s Gospel reading reminded me of something that my spiritual director told me about Jesus and Satan, and who I belong to. Because I write about my Asperger Syndrome and Bipolar Disorder, I get a lot of visitors seeking answers regarding mental illness and demon possession. I think clarity is important on this topic. Here […]

Best Wishes to Sarah Palin as She Leaves Fox News

Real Clear Politics reports that Sarah Palin has left Fox News, declining an offer from Fox to renew her contract. There is some speculation that she might have done so as part of a plan to run for office. Whatever the case, I wish her well. Regular readers know that I used to be what […]

Catholic Health Initiatives Argues in Court Against Personhood of the Unborn

UPDATE: The bishops are on it! Hat-tip @MBartoloAbela Alternet‘s Kaili Joy Gray has written a trashy and vile hit piece against the Catholic Church – “A Fetus Is Not a Person if it Costs us Money, Says Catholic Church.” Catholic Health Initiatives attorneys have, unfortunately, given Gray and other anti-Catholics an opportunity for gross misrepresentation […]

The Shorty Interview With Lisa Graas

It’s time again for the Shorty Awards! You can vote for Lisa Graas (@CatholicLisa) at http://shortyawards.com/CatholicLisa. Thanks for your support! The Shorty Interview with Lisa Graas What’s your best tweet? With over 170,000 tweets already, it is too difficult to narrow this down to just one. What are six things you could never do without? […]