Civility in public discourse seems to be dead. When is the last time two candidates had a serious debate, a genuine exchange of ideas rather than accusations and zingers? Candidates seem to no longer champion ideas but rather simply represent ideologies. This is also a major challenge of the New Evangelization.
“Weâ€™re commanded to speak the truth in love.“ Congratulations to last weekâ€™s giveaway winner Marsha Johnson! Enter to win a your own copy of Indivisible! Simply leave a comment here. Next Wednesday, August 8, we will randomly select this weekâ€™s winner. Giveaway sponsored by The Maximus Group. You also can buy Indivisible from Ignatius Press … [Read more…]
Well-intentioned axiom has out-lived its usefulness, should be retired. Weâ€™ve all been there. Youâ€™re way behind on laundry so you dig deep into your closet, rummaging through clothing you havenâ€™t worn in years. Amid all the outmoded items you find what appears to be a gem, something you used to wear all the time.Â Okay, it … [Read more…]
“With all the problems in this world, with the economy, with terrorism, with our country being sold to China, with Iran possibly becoming a nuclear power, with all these things, why is [the Obama administration] so obsessed on reproductive services? When did reproductive services become the national cry of our nation? When did it become … [Read more…]
In our continuing focus on Natural Family Planning Awareness week, I would like to highlight the good work of our friend Kristan Doerfler who writes The Emmaus Road blog, the Catholic voice on HoustonBelief.com (hosted by the Houston Chronicle). As one might imagine, she has a broad, diverse readership that can result in a litany … [Read more…]
Calling all families!Â Truth Be Told, the newest P&G and Wal-Mart family movie night collaboration premieres April 16th at 8/7c on FOX.Â We will be watching, will you? Get involved and show your support for good, wholesome TV programs! Ratings matter and so does the family of faith – letâ€™s send a message that we want contemporary … [Read more…]
On Wednesday evening, I had the opportunity to attend an advance screening of the The Genesis Code prior to its nationwide release in February. The movie was directed by C. Thomas Howell, and the cast includes former Presidential candidate Fred Thompson (Law and Order), and Academy Award Winners Ernest Borgnine (Marty) and Louise Fletcher (One … [Read more…]