Just Say No

By Charlie Johnston We have just started our Easter quarterly fundraising appeal. Yeah, I know, I hate these things, too. But at CORAC we charge for nothing while offering a ton of services and activities – and we have to get the money somewhere to keep things afloat. In a little over a week, I […]

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Walking the Jordan River Trail

By Charlie Johnston Most folks here are familiar with the story of Naaman, the commander of the Syrian King’s armies (2 Kings 5:1-27). Naaman was stricken with leprosy and came to the prophet Elisha to find how he might be healed. Elisha told him to go and wash himself in the Jordan River seven times […]

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The Cry of the Poor

By Charlie Johnston The late Tom Clancy’s thriller novel, Rainbow Six, was published in 1998, 24 years ago. It is about the creation of a multi-national NATO-based elite anti-terrorism unit. The book imagines a series of terror incidents and how the elite team handles them. The meta-narrative, however, is about a cadre of elite scientists […]

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A Worthy Consecration

By Charlie Johnston I am in Lake Charles, Louisiana today, the day of the Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The last time I was here was for the Revelation 12 sign in the sky. It was also here, while walking on my pilgrimage, that a disturbed young man followed […]

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Back to the Future

By Charlie Johnston Fr. Babyface sent me copies of two letters I had sent him 22 years ago that were striking (Fr. B peruses the archives from time to time – kind of his hobby). Even editing out the prophetic elements, they are very striking now. So…here you go. The first was written on August […]

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The Eternal Now

By Charlie Johnston Back in the day, when I was advising officials and candidates in a fluid situation that had many possible outcomes, I would give a lot of real-time focus to what we actually knew. From that, we would work on what was possible, what was likely and what was absurd. By keeping focused […]

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Auditioning for God

I have been thinking through some serious things this last week and a half. We are getting a lot of high-quality young people coming out to presentations this year. I want CORAC to mount a real outreach to young folks – and will work to get a group specifically for that purpose, run by young […]

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…and Rumors of War

By Charlie Johnston My next talk will be on Saturday, Feb. 26 from 1 – 5 p.m. It will be at the Renaissance Montessori School at 12625 Fitzwater Dr., Nokesville, Virginia – near Manassas, site of the first battle of the American Civil War. For information or to RSVP, go here.  At the First Battle […]

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The Fertile Ground of Obedience

By Charlie Johnston Today (Monday, Feb. 21) is the day the Canadian Parliament will decide whether Canada will try to reclaim some vestige of liberty from newly-minted tyrant Justin Trudeau (formerly just a doofus) or join him in open warfare against the Canadian people. Today the Parliament must decide whether to revoke his assumption of […]

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