Tag: Western Chauvinist

Back to the Pews

 

In honor of this special day, I thought I’d write a brief (edit: I tried to keep it brief, I really did!) response to a post @westernchauvinist put together some time ago. Here, she asked the Ricochetti what it would take to bring them back to church. Though it elicited many thoughts at the time, I’m finally getting back to you, WC.

Excepting the funeral masses I’ve worked this year, this has been the first I attended all year – before I’m accused of being one of those who steals the seats of you regular attendees during the holidays, I’ll admit that I haven’t gone to a Christmas Mass in years. I wasn’t raised in the Catholic Church, but I’ve known for some time that the church of my mother’s family is the one I belong to, and that any return to a hospital for sinners would be to a Catholic hospital.

Member Post

 

Last week, Ray and I flew to  Colorado Springs for a Hillsdale College National Leadership Seminar.  It was a whirlwind trip for us-we flew in Tuesday and out again on Wednesday.  But in between we got to listen to speakers Dr. Larry Arnn (president of Hillsdale), Sharyl Atkisson, Frank Luntz, and our (formerly) own Mollie […]

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Western Chauvinist recently contributed a brief but powerful piece of writing to the conversation about period films.  She reviewed Titanic in three sentences–okay, technically fragments, but they required skill.  My Titanic review took several paragraphs to say the same thing.  I’m so impressed, I’d like to call for more of these Shrinkcrits from our Ricochet members.  Guidelines: Your review […]

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