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The Impractical Catholic · 2M ago

Oh No, Another Shroud Study

Juan Manuel Miñarro López, sculptor and sindonologist.Generally, whenever Christmas or Easter rolls around, there’s some new effort to discredit Christianity. This year, with the exception o...
The Impractical Catholic · 2M ago

Catholic Stand: When the Needle on the Spiritual Tank is On “E”

So I went to Confession last Saturday (March 25). I don’t go to Confession nearly often enough. I go so infrequently that I have an app to remind me how to say the Act of Contrition (Laudate...
The Impractical Catholic · 2M ago

The Culture Warrior Fades Away

Image source: shoebat.com.If you came here looking for some commentary on last night's launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles at Syria, I’m sorry to disappoint you. In an essay to be published on Ca...
The Impractical Catholic · 4M 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 · 5M 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 · 7M 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 · 7M 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 · 7M 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 · 8M 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 · 8M 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...