Author Archives: Larry D

About Larry D

LarryD has been blogging since March 2008, making observations on trends within the culture and the Church. His goal? Poking hornets nests with a stick and injecting humor into the New Evangelization, with the gentle reminder that everyone's taking themselves way too seriously. He currently resides in Michigan.

PARISH REPORT: Local Man Excited for Upcoming Lenten Innovations

(AoftheANews) – BURLINGTON – Desmond McCrackey, long time parishioner of Sts. Gobi & Sahara, was exuberant and filled with glee, knowing that his parish would soon be rolling out his favorite Lenten unorthodox practices and traditions. “I always get excited this time … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia and the Death of Heroic Virtue

I’ve read some reviews, synopses, and commentaries of Cardinal Francesco Coccopalmerio’s recently published booklet, “The Eighth Chapter of the Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia,” and I gotta tell you, I never knew Episcopalians had cardinals. I knew they had bishops, but not cardinals. Here’s … Continue reading

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PARISH REPORT: Pastor Orders ‘Extreme Vetting’ for Incoming New Parishioners

(AoftheANews) – EL PASO –  Fr. Jim E. Greyshin, pastor of Shepherd’s Gate Catholic Church, issued an order Friday, February 10, requiring applicants seeking to become parishioners must undergo ‘extreme vetting’ before being admitted. “It’s a precautionary, temporary order,” Fr. Greyshin … Continue reading

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If The Saints Wrote Conversation Hearts

*Originally posted January 2010.* What might Conversation Hearts look like if the saints wrote the slogans? St Therese of Lisiuex St Augustine St Lawrence St Thomas Aquinas St Benedict     St Lucy of Syracuse St Francis de Sales     … Continue reading

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