Here’s an easy one: give up McDonald’s for Lent

Instead of indulging on everything I plan to abstain from over the next 40 days, I’ll be spending the rest of today praying for the Holy Spirit to help guide me through what is always a challenging yet very rewarding time of year: Lent. I hope you’ll do the same. As you already know, we Catholics don’t eat meat on Fridays during Lent, even though we used to not eat meat on Fridays year-r... More


Reclaiming Catholic Identity, England and Wales Bring Back Meatless Fridays

I’ve written before that I think a return to mandatory meatless Fridays is a great idea. The Catholic Church of England and Wales has officially returned to the practice: The practice of abstaining from eating meat on Fridays has returned to the Catholic Church in England and Wales after an absence of 27 years. … “Over the past 20 to 30 years we’ve perhaps lost touch with some of ... More

The Pill: 50 Years of Screwing Up Nature. We Need the FFPA!

(Click for larger view) The macabre humor here, we now know, is that all three are equally likely to cause cancer. What happens when you introduce a massive amount of chemicals into an intricately balanced biological system, with the express intent of radically screwing up how that delicately designed system works? Well, first and foremost you should expect the EPA to go medieval on you. Except th... More



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