Monthly Archives: October 2010

Panel discussion on Prop 8

On November 2, from 1-3pm in the TSC Auditorium there will be a panel discussion on gay marriage. It is called “Gays and Marriage: Religious Perspectives” and is sponsored by the Center for Women and Gender Lecture Series. Representatives from … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 10.26

An article on Stephen Colbert’s Catholicism, which is more serious than many of his viewers would prefer to think. The LDS Church broke ground in Rome yesterday on their temple there. Story here. Images of the planned temple here. Actually … Continue reading

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Saint Thomas More

I’ve mentioned the film “A Man for All Seasons” before on this blog. If you have not seen it, it is one of the greatest movies I have ever seen. Fr. Robert Barron is quickly becoming one of my favorite … Continue reading

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Announcement, Links roundup, 10.18

One announcement: I am now hosting a table every Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 on behalf of the Catholic Newman Club. Until the weather turns, I will be sitting out on the TSC patio by the fountains. Actually, I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Links roundup, 10.12

Not much today. The Mount Carmel Monastery in northern Wyoming (home of Mystic Monk coffee) has had its plans to build a new monastery approved. Check out the plans here. It is a massive (144,000 square feet) and stunning French … Continue reading

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On the question of lust

Christine O’Donnell has certainly managed to keep things interesting in her campaign (witchcraft?). I am not here interested in defending O’Donnell as a political figure. But I do want to take up one of the remarks that led to a … Continue reading

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Boyd Packer’s Conference talk

There has been considerable discussion of Boyd Packer’s conference talk over the weekend. The main controversy stems from his remarks that homosexuals are not “preset” and do not have “inborn tendencies” but can but can “break the habit” and “conquer … Continue reading

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