Death Prep (Part 2): What We Must Do, What We Ought to Do

I will then prepare myself for that hour,
and I will take all possible care to end this journey happily.
~ St. Frances de Sales

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Death Prep (Part 1): What It Is, What We Can’t Do About It

Death can be very beautiful – like a wedding – if we make it so.
~ Fr. Solanus Casey

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The Giddy Appeal of Humanae Vitae

You don’t need a pope or an ecumenical council to tell you
what the Bible clearly teaches.

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Alone If Necessary: Of Nicea, Nixon, and Nerve

I do not care very much what men say of me,
provided that God approves of me.
~ St. Thomas More

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Love the Ones You’re With First

It is not enough to say to my God I love you, but my God, I love you here.
~ Mother Teresa

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Of Cell Phones, Sanctity, and Cervical Spines: A Marian Range of Motion

A bow signifies reverence and honor (GIRM §275).

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Of Serbs, Salvation, and Sunburns

We have almost everything in common.
 ~ Pope St. John Paul II

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What I Mean When I Say ‘Amen’

You know what we get to do today, Brooks? We get to play baseball.

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No Apology Necessary: Of Harbors, Harbingers, and Kids at Mass

Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come to me (Mt 19.14).

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Bl. Ralph Milner: Of Rash Vows, George Bailey, and Dad-Martyrdom

Courage costs braver men less!
~ Frank Sheed

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