Category Archives: Jason

Our Journey Home Appearance – February 10 on EWTN

We are excited, and honored, to be scheduled to appear on The Journey Home at 8 ET, Monday, February 10, on EWTN.  We watched A LOT of The Journey Home as we traveled our road to Rome, and it was … Continue reading

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March for Life – 2014

This year, the kids and I again made our annual pilgrimage to downtown DC to participate in the March for Life, and Nikki held down the fort with the young ones who couldn’t go out in the 15 degree weather.  … Continue reading

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GYPSY Religion

A couple of months back, the article Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy got a lot of attention, as I believe it rang true for bunches of folks.  The thesis of the article is that the expectations of young adults entering … Continue reading

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“Can We Talk…and Talk and Talk and Talk?”: Satan’s Code Words – Part 2

In my last post, I discussed how Satan uses the words “assurance” and “security” to trick people into believing that God intended us to have 100% certainty about where we’ll spend eternity, and I argued that viewing Heaven as something … Continue reading

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Satan’s Code Words – Part 1

Ever since—well, ever since “the beginning”—Satan has been the consummate master of the half-truth, twisting God’s words for his own devices.  Go back and read the story of the Fall in Genesis 3, and you’ll see what I mean.  Satan … Continue reading

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In Praise of CCD

This last Tuesday, our kids finished their first year of religious education classes at our parish church.  These are the classes that are popularly called “CCD” classes–although, at least in our parish, they’re now called PREP (Parish Religious Education Program) … Continue reading

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Why Take Your Chances?

It is rare these days, at least in my experience, to meet a non-Catholic Christian who believes that doctrinal differences actually make a hill-of-beans worth of difference in whether a person ultimately makes it to Heaven.  Rather, in modern American … Continue reading

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