Tag Archive for Luke

Anne Rice: A Return into the Darkness….

The Citizen was interested when Anne Rice announced she was reverting to Catholicism. He was stunned when she renounced her Catholicism. A little digging uncovered her reasons – reasons that left the Citizen more than a little vexed. Publicity hound? Confused? Under attack?


On Prodigal Sons

Number of Views :1483In Luke 15, Christ shares two parables. One of them – the Prodigal Son – is the lesson that had me thinking today. For those not familiar with the story, a young man demands his inheritance. His father gives him his portion, and the young man leaves and squanders the money on…


The ‘Socialist Gospel’ – A Preemptive Strike

Number of Views :3778On the way to mass this morning, the Citizen’s bride shared today’s readings – a longstanding practice. She noted that there will be those who would use this to justify socialism – after all, didn’t the first reading proclaim that There was no needy person among them,  for those who owned property…


A ‘New’ Gospel of Wealth

Number of Views :2617Liberals are generous to the poor. Conservatives despise them. Or so goes the logic of the mass media. Why? Because liberals believe that money is the answer. They believe that government has a responsibility to provide for the poor by giving them the necessities without personal investment or sacrifice. Conservatives believe in…