August 2007

“Who is the Catholic Church to tell me I can’t get an Abortion?!”

August 17, 2007

This question brought about Kathleen's exit of the Catholic Church. But now she has a different story. You can read this new addition here.

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Response to White’s Assumption(s)

August 16, 2007

Update Sunday, 8/19/07: My Defense and Explanation of the Assumption and Queenship of Mary is coming along nicely. It is currently at 24 pages since I wanted to be thorough. That is why I object to people demanding an answer "right now! At first I was going to keep it very short, but for the [...]

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Catholic Guide to the Presidential Candidates

August 16, 2007

Catholic Answers Action, a subsidiary of Catholic Answers, has produced an excellent booklet and guide for the upcoming election. Donate to the project if you can and/or get as many copies as you can and pass them around. This booklet will give Catholics a guide and understanding of all the candidates and help us be informed [...]

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Assumption of Mary — Assumptions of White

August 16, 2007

I was notified that James White, the magisterial voice of Protestant anti-Catholics, had responded to my blog on the Assumption of Mary. Not only is he insulting and arrogant — though it may be his sorry attempt at humor and relational psychology – he is also wrong and sloppy. I hope to have time to respond [...]

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“Crossing the Tiber” Someone Pinches My Title . . .

August 15, 2007

. . . but I don't care. It promotes my book :-) and it is also a great article. This article discusses the many Protestants who are crossing the Tiber to join the Catholic Church. You can read the news report here.

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From Jewish to Catholic by way of Abortion

August 14, 2007

My new friend Chris Aubert is a Jewish attorney and convert to the Catholic faith. Read his journey from a father who survived Nazi camps and played the violin as his parents were taken to the ovens, aborting two of his children and his eventual discovery of the Catholic Church. You can read Chris's story [...]

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Assumption Of the Blessed Virgin – August 15

August 13, 2007

Great doing the show with Gus today on the Assumption on Sirius Satellite Radio channel 159 The other day a man called to say my argument for the Assumption of Mary from the Old Testament was wrong. I had quoted 1 Kings 2:19 where Solomon had raised his mother to Queen of the Kingdom was [...]

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Guess Who’s Having Fun?!

August 12, 2007

I love being a dad and I love being a grandpa too. For that matter, I love being a husband and a Catholic. And Sundays are great days for being all four to the fullest! Click on image for a larger picture. Here we are on one of our adventures! We go exploring in the woods and [...]

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Dave Hodges’ Travels Around the Protestant World

August 12, 2007

  Dave Hodges Goes Around the Protestant Worldbefore finding the Eternal City of Rome For a kazillion other Conversion Stories, click here

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Did the Catholic Church Repress Science – What about Galileo?

August 11, 2007

I recently read an insightful article on Science and the Church by a brilliant Norwegian and fellow defender of the faith. Here is how his blog starts: Some time ago, I had a discussion with a friend who claimed that “the Church has always oppressed science,” and that it didn’t accept evolution before 1996. This [...]

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Giuliani A Catholic?

August 9, 2007

Giuliani dodges question on Catholic loyalty Iowa, Aug. 8, 2007 (www.CWNews.com) – Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a contender for the Republican presidential nomination, told reporters on August 7 that Catholic priests should settle the question of whether or not he was a Catholic in good standing. When questioned whether he considered himself a [...]

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Radical Traditionalists

August 7, 2007

Steve:  I know that there are movements out there, many of whom I've probably never heard of, but this one has me stumped. Who ARE these "anti-Vatican II" folks?  What can you tell me about them?  Have you run into them before? Dear Friend:  The radical traditionalists reject the Pope and anything after Vatican II which [...]

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What Good Can a Protestant Convert Do?

August 2, 2007

Someone wrote to me last week; Thanks for replying to my comment.  A question for you.  You said to us, and I've heard you say it to others, that the Catholic church "needs" people like us.  By that I assume the people "like us" would be committed Protestant converts, much like your family was.  My [...]

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Flying out to Ignatius Press

August 2, 2007

It's still hot in my hand – right off the press, well, right out of the DVD burner! The Apostolic Fathers, Handing on the Faith is done and I am on my way to Ignatius Press to show it to them and get their final approval before we make copies for everyone else! Here is [...]

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