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The Impractical Catholic · 1M ago

Catholic Stand: Give Us This Day Our Supersubstantial Bread

“Give us this day our daily bread” … what does that mean? On the surface, it’s a simple acknowledgment that the things we need to live all have their source in God, as well as a request that...
The Impractical Catholic · 2M ago

Spending the End of Civilization with the Beatles

So I’m starting to compose this post. I’m perfectly sickened by everything that’s been rolling through my Facebook feeds — the infantile tantrums of the left, the smug snarkiness of the righ...
The Impractical Catholic · 4M ago

Why I Won’t Wear a Safety Pin (Warning: SL)

If you’ve followed my posts over the last few months, you’ll know I never had any intention of voting for Donald Trump. You’ll know I despised his race-baiting, fear-mongering demagoguery, a...
The Impractical Catholic · 4M ago

Fighting sin with sacrilege? Dumb.

Fr, Frank Pavone. (Image source: lifenews.com.)When you’re the good guys fighting a horrific evil, you can do no wrong … not even sacrilege. That is the best way we can sum up Priests for Li...
The Impractical Catholic · 4M ago

Ask Tony: Is It a Sin to Vote Democrat?

Image source: KFMB CBS8 San Diego.Doubtless, you’ve heard of the San Diego Catholic church where a flyer inserted in the weekly bulletin asserted that it’s a mortal sin to vote Democrat. The...
The Impractical Catholic · 5M ago

Love and the Broken “Hallelujah”

Still from the Pentatonix video “Hallelujah”.(Image courtesy of Billboard.)[EDIT: In all the fretting and concern over the election, I completely missed the news that Leonard Cohen died Mond...
The Impractical Catholic · 5M ago

Ask Tony: Is Voting Third-Party or Write-In a “Sin of Omission”?

This is how political ideology distorts religion.As the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign staggers toward its finale, Catholic supporters of Donald Trump are going all out to push pro-life vot...
The Impractical Catholic · 5M ago

In Response to Fr. Frank Pavone

Courtesy David Wanat.On October 10, Priests for Life director Fr. Frank Pavone, who not only supports Donald Trump but advises his campaign on pro-life issues, released a statement which beg...
The Impractical Catholic · 6M ago

Brutal Truths? Meh. Some not so brutal, some not so true

Artist unknown. (Image source: pulsslag.dk.)In Inc.com, contributor Matthew Jones puts on the mask of the sage on the mountaintop and offers us “20 Brutal Truths About Life No One Wants to A...
The Impractical Catholic · 7M ago

The Next Step — Blogging Under Obedience?

Devin Rose on The Journey Home. (Image: EWTN.)After a month and a half of working on other projects, I seem to have gotten my blogging mojo back. (Of course, this means the other projects ha...