"Do not try to please everybody. Try to please God, the angels, and the saints—they are your public."
~St. John Vianney (1786-1859)

Angels – Mysterious Guardians of Body and Soul

By Peter Darcy | On Oct 7, 2017 | No Comments

Angels may have different meanings to different people, but I can assure you that they are not little chubby babies with wings. Neither are they lifeless doctrines or pious maternal presence that keep little children from falling off rickety bridges into running water. Angels are much more vital than that, and, quite frankly, I do not know how we would…

Wonder Woman: Anti-Feminist Superhero

By Peter Darcy | On Jun 20, 2017 | No Comments

  Please. No one tell Betty Friedan that a Greek goddess just smashed her feminist mystique. The Greek goddess in question is Diana, Princess of Themyscira, Daughter of Hyppolita, otherwise known as Wonder Woman. Technically Diana is a demigoddess, but this article isn’t about technicalities, it’s about a marvelous story that turns modern feminist doctrine on its head. Some reviews…

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Pope Benedict XVI on Power and Possessions

By Peter Darcy | On Apr 6, 2017 | No Comments

“As long as power and wealth are seen as ends in themselves, then power is always power to be used against others and possessions will always exclude others. The mystery of the greatness of God is that he can be small. He doesn’t always have to take the highest place or the box seats. God tries in his way to…

Grammar is Life-Changing

By Peter Darcy | On Mar 4, 2017 | No Comments

Real Life Wedding Vows

By Peter Darcy | On Jan 23, 2017 | No Comments

A young couple in wedding attire are sitting in the front row of a church with the best man and maid of honor nearby and family gathered around them. An elaborately dressed cleric is standing in front of them reading from a ritual book, whereby he asks the groom: “Do you, Chris, promise to always agree with Suzanne, in rightness…

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