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Beauty So Ancient

Aug 30, 2019

A listener messaged me to ask "when does overeating become gluttony"?

It's a good question as gluttony is such a common sin.

St Thomas Aquinas says, "Gluttony denotes, not any desire of eating and drinking, but an inordinate desire . . . leaving the order of reason, wherein the good of moral virtue consists." 

When is...

Aug 30, 2019

We are called to love our neighbors as we love ourselves. "In the evening of life, we shall be judged by love alone", says St John of the Cross. But does love of neighbor mean open borders?

The illegal immigration issue is a difficult one. Today we take a look at the viewpoints of those who support illegal...

Aug 16, 2019

Intuitively, women know they shouldn't pursue men. In the vast majority of these kind of cases, things never work out.

However, women are quick to point out the exceptions without acknowledging just that - they're exceptions.

A woman should not pursue a man or ask him out, but there are ways she can signal her...

Aug 14, 2019

The after-mass coffee hour is meant to foster a sense of community and provide an opportunity to meet the Catholics who you see at Mass every day.

Unfortunately, because humans are going to human, you invariably have the formation of cliques which leave some people out.

You end up with a lot of people who go to Mass and...

Jul 17, 2019

It is well known that women are prone to henpecking/nagging.

Yes, it is a stereotype, and not all women nag, but if we are honest, we will realize that we nag.

Maybe we grew up watching our mothers nag our fathers. Maybe it's what we see on television.



  • Being constantly nagged increases...