Thoughts on Why Romney Lost

I haven’t got the heart to really write well about this today, so I’m copying and pasting a bit from Twitter this morning. There, I was looking at Republicans and conservatives bemoaning and trying to figure out what kind of candidate the GOP needs to put forth in order to win. But most of them…

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Governor Mandates Via Executive Order That Adoption Services Must be Offered at All Abortion Clinics

In a recent executive order, Bob McDonnell (R-VA) has ordered that all clinics that provide abortions first provide patients with specific information on adoption services.  Pamphlets given out must meet certain guidelines and be from state-approved lists of adoption service providers.  All health centers must be ready for on-the-spot inspections of their premises, as well as secret-shopper-style…

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Link-O-Rama!

It’s Holy Week, and that means I’m busy with Church (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday!) and cleaning up so the Easter Bunny isn’t hiding eggs in the clutter of our downstairs family room.  Oh, and laundry, because no one wants our family to show up au natural for the Easter Vigil. But that doesn’t mean…

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Running from the Battle Against the Culture of Death

The USCCB has come out with a new translation of the New American Bible (NAB), which will be for personal use and will not be replacing the already-in-use translation that is proclaimed during Mass.  Some of the translations, it’s being reported, are more accurate to the original languages, especially in the Old Testament.  But other…

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Someone to Admire?

It’s not unusual to read about celebrity meltdowns and their falls from grace.  In the last couple of weeks, we’ve gotten to read about Billy Ray  Cyrus’ regrets about his daughter, Miley, and her slide into infamy, as well as the complete unhinging of Charlie Sheen.  There’s plenty to say about the gleeful schadenfreude that…

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