Fish Wrap, Condoms, and the Sense of the Faith

On January 13, 2018, my wife and I were married in the Catholic Church according to the rite provided for use by canonical members of the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of St. Peter. One of the distinctive features of that rite is a lengthy exhortation given at the beginning of the wedding charging the…

Government Theft and Other Tax Day Thoughts

Happy tax day! Here’s hoping for a big return for you, whoever you are! Taxes suck. Nobody likes paying taxes, but does the government even have the right to take money from us? I run in circles that tend to be very politically far apart in their answers to this question. On the one hand,…