Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cage Match: Our Lady of Guadalupe vs the Snake god

In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the native people of Mexico City suffered conquest first by the Aztecs and then by the Spanish conquistadores. It was the custom of the Aztecs to harvest the conquered people as victims for human sacrifice, offered to the snake god Quetzalcoatl (Qweztzel-coh-AH-tul). (Think Mel […]

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Is My Mother-in-Law’s Dog Part Of The Family?

See that little black dog? That’s Dixie. She’s my in-law’s dog. One of those pooches that constantly quivers like a caffeine junkie on his third espresso. More on her in a moment. If you paid attention in your Catechism classes, you’re aware we’re all supposed to be “like” Christ. The Catholic life is […]

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Why Doesn’t God Answer My Prayer?

Have you been praying and praying for something only to feel like God’s not listening? We’ve all been there. So what’s up with that? Where is He? Isn’t it funny we never question whether God hears our praise and adoration, but always question if he hears when we’re asking for something? […]

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