By Desmond A. Birch (Our friend of this site, Desmond, with his scholarly gifts and expertise has written a more in-depth look at the Pachamama incident, giving us historical understanding and insight as people have wondered how this could have happened. Too, in his expression of truth written in love, Desmond highlights wise spiritual counsel […]Read More WHAT HAS BEEN BOTHERING ME and WHERE AM I BEING LED?
(Desmond brings forth an article – and adds comments – to which For The Sake Of… Sorrowful Passion recently linked. PS Charlie has recovered from illness and is feeling well but is currently involved in some big projects which are completely occupying him. ~BH) Dear All, Read, by accessing the link below, the interview of […]Read More INTERVIEW WITH FR. IGNACIO MARIA DOÑORO
(Unfortunately, the last two paragraphs of Desmond’s article were inadvertently omitted. Thus, I’m re-posting his piece and have added and italicized the formerly missing text. ~BH) Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Does the Catholic Church believe that one “religion” is as good as another? OR, can the faith that comes to us from the Apostles […]Read More POPE FRANCIS, THE JESUITS and SYNCRETISM (repost with missing text added)
(From our friend, Desmond. ~BH) Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Does the Catholic Church believe that one “religion” is as good as another? OR, can the faith that comes to us from the Apostles accept the belief that the basic dogmatic beliefs of all the religions in the world are essentially the same? What do […]Read More POPE FRANCIS, THE JESUITS and SYNCRETISM
By Charlie Johnston When I was a young man, I was an environmentalist. Actually, I still am – but hold “movement” environmentalists in utter contempt. I was in my early 20’s when I realized that movement environmentalists had no clue what they were talking about. It was all about showing how clever and noble they […]Read More Into the Ring of Fire
By Charlie Johnston Appeasement is provocative to dictators. It merely encourages them to push harder and intimidate more. Ronald Reagan insisted that we would attain “peace through strength.” When he did so, the left and the media all accused him of being a warmonger – and shrieked that we were “all going to die.” Any […]Read More Opening Skirmishes
By Charlie Johnston The title to this piece is a shout-out to our French readers. It means the same thing as the English idiom, “The die is cast,” though I think the literal translation of the French provides a more vivid and clear picture than the English idiom. Literally, the French idiom says “The bets […]Read More Les Jeux Sont Faits
By Charlie Johnston Orangevale, California – When I was in my 20’s, while visiting family in Alabama, I spent an afternoon with a distant cousin (almost every time I am there, I discover relatives I have never previously heard of). He had one of the weirdest things I have ever seen: a glass gallon jar […]Read More L’Chaim, To Life!
By Charlie Johnston Monday, Sept. 23, marked the second anniversary of what I consider the most important sign in the skies of my lifetime: The Revelation 12 sign. Earlier that year, a total solar eclipse moved diagonally across North America from the northwest to the southeast. It caught my attention both because of the unusual […]Read More Lurching Towards Gomorrah
Charlie Johnston Though I am back home and recuperating, I still have not gotten back into my routine. I am visiting at Mark and Mary Lapchak’s for a few days, then will be at the St. Thomas Aquinas Conference in Colorado Springs over the weekend (I won’t be there until Friday). Then next week I […]Read More Elvis and the Rosary