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What Are ‘Deep-Seated Homosexual Tendencies’ As An Impediment to Priesthood?

In my previous post, I said that Catholic seminaries should not be accepting men with same-sex attraction. The Vatican has spoken on this topic specifically in the Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in view of their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders. […]

A Cajun Nun?


My friend Opinionated Catholic (a big LSU fan in Louisiana) has a great video on his blog of a Daughter of St. Paul, Sister Tracy, who is from Cajun country in South Louisiana. That’s some cool stuff there! One funny thing she shares is that she said her highest aspiration in high school was to […]

Graas Girls Review Daughters of St Paul Christmas Bloopers 2


The Graas Girls — Tree Graas and CatholicAwesome — have reviewed this Christmas Bloopers 2 video, made last year, from the Daughters of St. Paul and hereby award it TWO THUMBS UP for bringing many smiles and for demonstrating the proper use of a glow stick. That is one thumb per Graas Girl. Enjoy! Oh, […]

Father Walter Ciszek: A Jesuit You May Like

Walter Ciszek SJ

Mention the term “Jesuit” in some conservative circles and you may hear a grumble. Here’s a Jesuit you may like. Servant of God, Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ, spent many years in a Soviet gulag for the “crime” of being a priest. The video below offers a short biography.