Ecumenism Makes Some Headlines

The subject of ecumenism rears its head this past week. Normally, this is a subject I approach with some queasiness, because it seems in this country it means we Catholics give up what makes us Catholic to make friends with those who have no interest in being united with us …

Time to catch up again…

Well, the weekend is here and it’s time to catch up. As I said last week, I will be blogging mostly on the weekends it seems until the end of July. The plus side of that is that the Fric household is getting some nice coin coming in for a …

Went on a tear…

WARNING!!!!!! I kind of went on a tear with the blogging. There are a few long posts below, so make sure you have time. They are good. I am pleased with the content and I want you to read them. Just be warned. 🙂

Ted Kennedy Agrees With France…

… You’re not really surprised are you? The Froggy Parliament is considering a bill that would criminalize sexist and homophobic speech. And Teddy has apparently introduced a bill in the Senate that is similar. Now I know Teddy isn’t exactly a “good” Catholic… Nor is France exactly the defender of …

Steve Kellmeyer Nails It

Steve K. is the author of Sex and the Sacred City, a great little book on John Paul’s Theology of the Body. He is the pre-eminent expert I know of on issues of sexuality, marriage and the Church. He has written an awesome blog entry about how Christians basically lost …

Canadian Priest Running For Office

Seems like there’s a lot going on this week. Stuff to comment on and talk about. I’m surprised the rest of the Maniacs haven’t picked up the slack this week. Especially Guvnur. 🙂 Just off the top of my head… A priest in Canada is running for office and seems …

Out of the Office a Lot

Hey everyone… Just an FYI that I am on site on a contract and will have precious little time for a lot of blogging over the next 6 weeks or so. I’ll probably try to catch up on weekends if nothing else. So that means that Deacon, Guvnur and HeathenBoy …