I am thrilled to announce that I’ve been blessed the opportunity to contribute my writing to the Patheos Catholic Channel! Check out the new blog here. Though I’ll be doing the brunt of my blogging over at Patheos, I’ll still post monthly updates here on the Mackerel Snapper website. I’ll also be posting links to my upcoming … [Read more…]
One of the excuses I’ve heard in the past for America’s constant military presence in other countries is that as a global leader and superpower, it’s our job to do what we can to protect those who can’t protect themselves. Okay. If that’s who we are, then we also have an obligation to care for … [Read more…]
Around this time last year, I posted a blog regarding Mary’s perpetual virginity, which you can read here. In that previous piece, I mentioned that in being Holy, Mary was set apart by God from the beginning for a specific purpose. In revisiting Mary’s perpetual virginity, I’d like to focus more on the idea of … [Read more…]
This Tuesday, July 27th, I’ll be on Catholic Channel’s Seize the Day with Bob Dunning (filling in for Gus Lloyd) on XM radio. We’ll be talking about my last blog post and same-sex marriage, so tune it if you can. 7am central time.
There has been a lot of fuss from fellow Catholics over the recent SCOTUS decision to legalize same-sex marriage across the board in our country. I haven’t said much about it from a political standpoint because I am, quite honestly, suffering from a major case of political burn out. But from a Catholic viewpoint I … [Read more…]
And technically speaking, he’s not really a man either–at least not in the sense that we understand “man” and “woman”, because God isn’t..ya know..human. Regardless, God is the Father. So we refer to him in the masculine context, and that’s not an accident. Neither is an all male priesthood. Yet, as usual, us Catholics tend … [Read more…]