I have known Alana Newman since 2013. I was her sponsor when she entered the Catholic Church in 2014. My family moved to Lake Charles to be near her and her family in 2015. I know the family well. My husband and I observed two ordinary people, with ordinary character flaws, in an ordinary marriage,… Continue reading About Alana Newman
A writer for the National Catholic Reporter took a swipe at the Ruth Institute’s study on Clergy Sex Abuse. “McCarrick may have preyed on seminarians, but San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone preyed on some people’s homophobia in calling attention to a study — I use the term loosely — by Fr. Paul Sullins, who used… Continue reading Preemptive Strike: Potential push-back on the Clergy Sex Abuse Study
Can anyone read German? Here is a article in German on our Clergy Sex Abuse Study. The headline means, “Stop Denying.” According to the Google translator function: (Fr. Paul) Sullins’ proposal for resolution looks like this: To deal with the homosexual subcultures in the seminars, “the first thing that needs to be done is to… Continue reading Our Clergy Sex Abuse study covered in Germany
I have not been keeping up with this blog very well. Between Rosary Around the Lake, and now our new report on homosexuality and the Catholic priesthood, I have been running around like crazy. I’m going to take some time to add in the articles I have written, along with the articles that have been… Continue reading Trying to catch up…
Ok, Irma is coming. Jose is coming right behind her. Please pray this Hurricane Protection Prayer. Catholic parishes in Lake Charles say this prayer regularly during hurricane season, roughly June 1 through November 30. Look at the track of Hurricane Harvey. It went up the coast of Texas, headed for Louisiana and then: nothing. It… Continue reading Hurricane Protection Prayer
Around 2010, my daughter struggled with anorexia. I gained 15 pounds during her recovery at home. (“Eat, child, eat!!) Never could lose it. I gained 10 pounds, after moving to Louisiana. Cajun food is the best food in America. No joke. I have beat myself up about it for years, but could never seem to… Continue reading Thank you Jimmy Akin
The Federal government’s programs for poor relief undermine the ability of the poorest people in society to get married and stay married. Consider these facts: For women with a high-school degree and maybe some college, 58% percent of their firstborn children are born out of wedlock. These children end up having limited contact and relationships… Continue reading Poor Kids Deserve Their Own Parents, too.