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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Bl. Francis X. Seelos Flannery O’Connor—the Southern, Catholic author who suffered from lupus—was admitted to a Georgia hospital. “What’s your bidnis?,” asked the woman in admissions, with carrot-colored hair and eyeglasses to match.” O’Connor responded that she was a writer. … Continue reading
Question: An Evangelical friend of mine said the Catholic Church goes against the Bible because it teaches that a person can earn, or “merit,” eternal life as a reward for good works, while the Bible says eternal life is a free and … Continue reading
In 2003 a few Baptists ministers in the tiny town of Albany, Georgia decided to make a movie. There was no budget. All the actors were volunteer. The cameras weren’t fancy. Excellent lighting and sound? Forget it. This movie was called Flywheel. Their Church … Continue reading
BY DAVID O’BRIEN A common complaint these days goes something like this: “the movies and what’s on TV today are garbage…I have 150 channels at home and I can’t find a thing to watch…What ever happened to the great movies?… … Continue reading
Aldred Pruden Wallace is an odd name for a man. His son, Peter, is my friend. Aldred lived his last 18 months in a nursing home, surviving on his small pension. He had no other possessions besides his wonderful, warm … Continue reading