Category Archives: Sacraments

Confession and the Rosary

The other day, I went to Confession and had an experience I wanted to share with the Catholic Geek audience. The priest was forceful, which is always a mixture of refreshing and startling. Confession is a sacrament of love, but sometimes … Continue reading

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The Liturgy Wars: Catholic Funerals

This is a very touchy subject for a lot of people; probably because most people involved in organizing and arranging funerals at a Catholic Church are fundamentally decent people.  Nobody wants to make anything harder on a grieving family.  They … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Sex and Porn

There’s something I frequently touch on when talking to students at Christendom College. I go there to lecture on creative writing, and my intent is not just to help them create great fiction but also to understand it — both … Continue reading

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