Tag Archives: Catholicism

Why Catholic? Here’s a Start!

Thanks to Teresa Rita for her lovely post over at “Zeal for Your House Consumes Me: Why Be Catholic?” by Fr. Richard Tomasek S.J. There, she’ grieves over the very recent passing of Fr. Richard, (may he be received by … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Faith, Hope | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

Why I am a Catholic: Chesterton for Today

As a convert to the Faith since 1985, Cowboy Papist is asked on occasion what compelled our decision to convert.  I found these G.K. Chesterton excerpts  from his “Why I am a Catholic” essay to be rather fitting to the … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Faith, Hope, Personal | Tagged ,

Abortion Ideology: Intellectually Dishonest

“The Church is intolerant in principle because she believes; she is tolerant in practice because she loves. The enemies of the Church are tolerant in principle because they do not believe; they are intolerant in practice because they do not … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Culture, Faith, Hope, Love | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Reparations for Lent: Priests and Bishops

Lenten Reparations from the wonderful Fr. Philip Neri, OP: “Offer your Lenten sacrifices in reparation for the horrific damage done by the priests and bishops who abused children and covered-up the abuse. “I believe that the Church is on the … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Faith, Hope, Love | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Christianity: Unique and True

In his article on “The Uniqueness of Christianity,” Dr. Peter Kreeft writes a wonderfully clear and concise article that articulates responses to our cultures most popular objections to Christianity as taught and practiced by the Catholic Church, and the world’s … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Opinion, Personal | Tagged , ,

Paradoxes of Catholicism: The Catholic Church – Divine and Human

Today’s meditation from the Magnificat is an excellent excerpt from Monsignor Robert Hugh Benson‘s “Paradoxes of Catholicism.” The paradoxes were sermons of the Monsignor’s which he preached during Lent of 1912.  Benson is a favorite author of Cowboy Papist, and … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Opinion | Tagged , , ,

Anne Rice: Spiritual Journey

Interesting post by Fr. Longenecker regarding author Anne Rice and her most recent diatribe against Catholics and our Church, Nice Anne Rice?.  Here’s his money quote: “To put it bluntly, she’s a sentimentalist, and locked into a society where sentimentalism … Continue reading

Posted in Catholic, Opinion | Tagged , ,