Is the Novus Ordo Even Valid?

There is a certain segment of the Catholic population that has nothing but negative things to say about Vatican II. Personally, I think that this group is extremely small and isolated, their voices amplified by the internet far… Read More

The GENIUS of Black Jeopardy

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5-5._Black_Jeopardy.m4a Saturday Night Live has long been a silly variety show with an aim at satirizing pop culture. Whether it be politics or celebrity life, the show’s creators have been making us laugh at the absurd for more… Read More

It’s Christ! Almost…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.4-Christ-like.m4a Many literary and cinematic works use the themes of Christianity to make a compelling story. Coming back from the dead. Saving a people. Being the chosen one with greater power and authority to lead than anyone in… Read More

The Flaw with the Abortion Argument

Today I decided to talk about an easy issue that is in no ways controversial or problematic in our world. Okay, maybe not…

Well That Didn’t Age Well…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.1_Censoring_the_Past.m4a Have you ever watched a movie from your childhood or revisited a television series that you once loved and found that you were now… a bit underwhelmed? What seemed so great in years past now seems out… Read More

Sell All You Have

The following is a homily for the seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. The readings can be found here. Our readings today play heavily on the idea of desire. In a dream, God tells Solomon to ask… Read More

Till The Soil

The following is a homily for the fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A. The readings can be found here. I have a friend who is an absolute model citizen. He is among the most principled people I… Read More

Where are Catholic Teachings in the Bible?

It is often said by fundamentalist Christians that Catholic doctrines are made up, that we’ve disregarded God’s Word to follow the laws of man. It’s utterly ridiculous. Catholics were the first Christians, and we were the ones who… Read More

We Are A Strong, Driving Wind

The following is a homily for the Feast of Pentecost, Year A. The readings can be found here. For those who are still wondering if God has a sense of humor, I point you to today‚Äôs Gospel. Here… Read More

The Horrifying Truth about the Porn Industry

There is no doubt that pornography is obscene. The idea of filming people performing sexual acts on one another is the essence of perversion. Television and movies have limits to how much of this sort of content is… Read More

What is a Mortal Sin?

Do you know what really grinds my gears? Finding parish or youth group websites posting lists of mortal sins. Not only does no such list exist in the magisterial teaching of Catholic Church, it would be impossible to… Read More

Are Marian Apparitions Real?

It is not an uncommon experience for me to get a message from someone asking about the prophecy of Mary or some saint. Generally, they’re terrifying. Mary is nothing like the docile, “do unto me according to your… Read More