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Faith and Technology

Is there a real relationship between faith and technology, or is it just a matter of one using the other? Is the Church’s task with respect to the internet just to learn how to get its message out, or do we actually have something to learn from it? And do we have anything to offer […] Read More

The Church and Her Trilemma

If you had asked me twenty years ago who my favorite author was, I would have immediately replied, “C. S. Lewis.”  I was only nine years old and had already read the entirety of the Chronicles of Narnia.  By my fourteenth birthday, I had devoured Out of the Silent Planet, Perelandra, Mere Christianity, Miracles, The […] Read More

Teach Your Children Well

As I prepare to begin my third year teaching an 8th grade CCD class, the lyrics of the Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young song, “Teach Your Children Well,” pop into my mind. Teach your children well Their father’s hell did slowly go by, And feed them on your dreams The one they picked, the one […] Read More

HACS Alumni Fill Career Center and Student Services Positions

Richard Birdsall, Director of the Career Center Richard Birdsall, a fellow Holy Apostles alumnus and Dead Philosophers Society past President, has accepted the position of Director of the Career Center in which he will serve as a Board Member of the Alumni Association. His goals are to: Maintain a populated list of potential employers. Query […] Read More

Just a War or Just War?

The President of the United States has reluctantly called for a handful of airstrikes to aid the Kurdish forces in Northern Iraq and defend the Iraqi civilians trapped by the Islamic State terrorists. With the nation tired of war in the Middle East and occupied with a bevy of domestic problems, the President must be […] Read More

On the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Greetings on the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, In my own prayers today is the role Mary plays in ecumenical relations…within the Body of Christ. I have regular meetings with Protestant ministers and priests concerning various topics pertaining to ecumenism, but one of the topics for tomorrow’s gettogether will be the […] Read More

Robin Williams and Dante – Comic Relief

It is true that Robin Williams, a sad clown died yesterday. It would be apropos for the Dead Philosophers Society, whose moniker mimics the Dead Poet’s Society, a movie made popular by Williams’ starring role, to mention something in regard to the event. When one thinks of a journey, involving both psyche and sin, lows […] Read More


Where Have All the Atheists Gone?

Atheists do not exist! No, that’s not a joke or wordplay.  I mean it.  There are no atheists. What is an atheist? An atheist is a person who denies the existence of God.  Don’t take my word for it, Stanford et al. will tell you the exact same thing.1  Atheists assert that God does not […] Read More

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