You have probably seen the 1999 movie, “The Matrix.” The movie is pretty campy but it is still an excellent metaphor for modern life. In fact, it is truer now than when the movie was released. The Matrix is about, ‘Neo,’ a middle class computer programmer/hacker who is living … [Read more...] about Ten Steps To Unplug From The Matrix
Pray For The Bishops At The Synod
The Catholic bishops have gathered in Rome to kick off the Synod of Bishops XIV Ordinary General Assembly. The topic is the family. In the 2014 Synod was plagued by controversy. First, Cardinal Kaspar floated a proposal that would have allowed Catholics who have been divorced … [Read more...] about Pray For The Bishops At The Synod
What Is Pope Francis Up To?
Pope Francis is an enigma. On the one hand, he is known for ambiguous statements such as “who am I to judge?” that can be interpreted completely in line with traditional Catholic teachings, but which can also interpreted as signaling a relaxation of those teachings. On the other … [Read more...] about What Is Pope Francis Up To?