Joined: Nov. 15, 2011
A life long Catholic, Gregory is an assistant professor of English literature and philosophy and also teaches literary theory and film. He is married and he and his bride, who is the talented and gifted coordinator for her school, devote most of their time raising their five beautiful children.
Apr. 8 at 5:05pm | Comments: 1 | Most recent comment: Apr. 8 at 11:38pm
Remember too, on this day of Resurrection: You take His Body into yours as your saving grace; as the only food that will sustain you in this veil of tears. But you take His Body into yours not merely so He is in you--but also that you are in Him; so that when he rises, you are raised with Him. A blessed Easter, all!
Apr. 6 at 12:19am | Comments: 3 | Most recent comment: Apr. 8 at 1:11am
A distinction: the suffering that results from the practice of vice is a pleasure. That is why it is so dangerous. It is literally the embodiment of "too much of a good thing." The suffering that results from the practice of virtue is painful--but painful in the way that the serious training an athlete undergoes to perfect himself for competition: it alone leads to victory in the end. A further distinction: every vice is the perversion of a virtue--so take...
Mar. 5 at 12:47am | Comments: 0
Euryclea clap't her handsBut refrained from remarking upon the scar.And Homer, honoring the goodly nursemaid's restraint,Tells instead of boar and spear:A boy's being blooded to become a man.Who would blindly chase his fate and lose his wayFor twenty long years, return, a beggar's footFallen into a basin, even as his beloved TelemachusWas soothed by the fiat of a redeemed Helen of Troy?How could she then, who'd suckled the boy,Stay her very own lips...
Mar. 1 at 1:37am | Comments: 5 | Most recent comment: Mar. 1 at 1:43pm
So. The gauntlet has finally been thrown down. Human beings, as a categorical, have been determined: they are what we say they are when we say they are and not until after the fact. An article has been published, out of Oxford University, that argues that "after-birth Abortions" ought to be acceptable on the grounds that pre-birth abortions are acceptable because human children are not "human" on the grounds that they can make no "moral" claim upon...
Feb. 11 at 10:12pm | Comments: 14 | Most recent comment: Feb. 14 at 11:36am
Here's my question to the Bishops, who made a full throated defense against the Administration's effort to infringe upon the rights of Churches to teach and live their creeds--and to protect their institutional sister-institutions to be free of governmental infringement. What about me, your Eminences? I work for a secular institution that will enact the Administration's mandate requiring that my premiums pay for other people's contraceptions, sterilizations, and abortions. So what if the Administration has said that insurers will...
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