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…and so is commenting So, if you’re reading this blog and find what I post here interesting, please considering using the various sharing buttons to let other people know. It would also help me if you let a comment on a post you liked or used the rating stars to give me some feedback. Thank you! In Christ, +Fr Gregory

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Written on Nov, 18, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

It is however not enough to be attracted to the Good. Loving what is good is only possible to the degree that I become good myself.

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https://churchleaders.com/pastors/pastor-articles/302891-gallup-research-keeps-people-coming-back-church-week-week-isnt-cool-music.html

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Let us learn from Peter and Paul and the failures of the rich man! Let us practice simple kindness. Let us make kindness our daily rule for how we will respond to those God brings to us.

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Criticisms of this choice demonstrate either an appalling lack of empathy for one’s fellow citizens or an attempt to shame conservative believers to no longer pursue their own, morally legitimate, self-interest. Neither is in the service of a free and just society.

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Written on Oct, 28, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Today God stands ready to give us what we don’t want. But what we don’t want is immeasurably better than that for which we ask.

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Written on Oct, 24, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Transgender activists frequently argue that men who wish to present themselves as women (male-to-female or MtF transgenders) have a female gender identity, probably innate, that conflicts with their biological sex. Such men, they argue, are “women trapped in men’s bodies” and therefore are suitable candidates for so-called “gender affirmation treatment”: drugs, hormones, and surgery that won’t change their sex but …

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Written on Oct, 07, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

Where I wonder, is the point when, just maybe, it might be advisable for the POTUS to stop trolling world leaders like a kid living in his parents’ basement? The only way we keep liberty from degenerating into license is though the cultivation of virtue. But without self-restraint, without a sense of the dignity of one’s office, there can be …

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Written on Oct, 07, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

I generally avoid partisan issues where the Church has definitively spoken. But as the pastor of a church on the Isthmus in Madison an area with a significant homeless population, I thought this editoral was a good warning for Mad City. San Francisco, …has been conducting a three-decade experiment in what happens when society stops enforcing bourgeois norms of behavior. …

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Written on Oct, 02, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

I’ve linked below to proposed Wisconsin Senate bill 382. If it were to become law, it would eliminate “from the reporting requirement the exception for information obtained through confidential communications.” While Current law provides that a member of the clergy is not required to report information relating to suspected or threatened sexual abuse of a child that he or she …

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Written on Sep, 28, 2019 by in | Leave a comment

I haven’t seen Arthur Brooks’ documentary on the free market (The Pursuit) but I have followed his work at AEI and am currently reading (and enjoying) his new book Love Your Enemies. I have some traveling to do in this next month. Hopefully, that will give me time to see Brooks’ documentary. The takeaway for me from the review at …

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