Deacon Greg

The Tyranny of Tolerance

When the Supreme Court re-defined marriage in the Obergefell v. Hodges decision to include same-sex relationships, it was immediately clear that this sea change would create a conflict between this newly-discovered constitutional right, and the first freedom listed in the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights: the right of religious liberty. Everyone from pundits [...]

If Mary and Joseph had Facebook… would the Nativity story have unfolded? A sweet little video -- and given the Tweets and status updates I get from friends in the delivery room, probably pretty accurate. Hat tip to the Deacon's Bench, which has just relocated to Patheos! Be sure to check out Deacon Greg at his new digs. [video: 635x355] [...]

A Tribute to Our Priests

I am shamelessly stealing this from the Deacon's Bench, because it was too beautiful not to share. It's a brief look at this year's ordination of priests in Milwaukee, but it could just as easily apply to all our priests everywhere. It'll make you want to run out and shake the hand of every one [...]