Tomorrow, the Victorian Parliament will debate a bill to legalize euthanasia (so called voluntary assisted dying). It is claimed that those approaching the end of their life should be able to end it to save themselves any unnecessary suffering - it is claimed that they should be allowed to die with dignity - but when…Read more Death With Dignity?
October 13th 2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun, which took place in Portugal in the year 1917 before an estimated 70,000 people. Near the small village of Fatima, Mary, the Mother of God had appeared to three shepherd children for 5 months in succession. The promise of a miracle, to…Read more October 13th 2017 – 100th Anniversary of the Miracle of the Sun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OBIHVmIcM80 2357 Homosexuality refers to relations between men or between women who experience an exclusive or predominant sexual attraction toward persons of the same sex. It has taken a great variety of forms through the centuries and in different cultures. Its psychological genesis remains largely unexplained. Basing itself on Sacred Scripture, which presents homosexual…Read more Why Does The Church Discriminate Against Gays?
If you have not already gathered it from the posts on this site, you will soon discover (from future posts I intend to write), that I am a Catholic. As one of my favourite writers once wrote; “It is impossible, I hope, for any Catholic to write any book on any subject…without showing that he…Read more Why I Am Catholic
Here's an article I had published on the online Seton Magazine in October as Going Against the Current and Other Lessons from the Salmon. If I asked you to pick an animal with a “characteristic” that you would like to imitate, which animal would you choose? An owl for its wisdom? A bear for its…Read more What We Can Learn From Salmon
This article is an edited version of one which was originally published on the online Seton Magazine as The Silent, Christmas God; Hiding in Stables & Tabernacles. If we were to journey back almost 2000 years to the city of David, to the small town of Bethlehem on the eve of the first Christmas, we would find a town busier than usual, because many had come to be enrolled for the census of Caesar Augustus. Somewhere in that…Read more Our Silent God
On the third day after Jesus of Nazareth was crucified, the tomb in which he was buried was found to be empty. This is an accepted historical fact. Why was it empty? His followers claimed that He had risen from the dead. Some disagree. Whatever the case, the tomb was empty; so either He rose from…Read more The Empty Tomb