Who Am I Here?

Who Am I Here?

This article was previously published in Sword & Spade magazine.   Ed Toth, Fraternus Sage, didn’t recognize his worldly  attachments and identities until they were gone. I remember hearing the revelry and cheering outside as the new year dawned on December 31st, 2019. I was alone, laying on the floor of my newly emptied office...

By Sword&Spade - 09 17 2022
Contraband

Contraband

The prison guard weighed the small plastic bottle in the palm of her hand. “It’s not grape juice?” “No, ma’am.” She held the three ounces of rose-colored liquid up to the light. “Not permitted,” she said. I was taken aback. “Ma’am, Catholics are required to use real wine for Mass. I’ve been to this unit numerous...

By "Fr. Luke" - 09 09 2022
On Feeding The Beast  That Devours You

On Feeding The Beast That Devours You

This article was previously published in Sword & Spade Magazine. Gregory Matthews, corporate lawyer, is concerned that versions of  the American dream are leading some to a nightmare. Our communities are being torn apart today by a host of divisive agendas that are seemingly promoted by all of our cultural institutions, from the classroo...

By Sword&Spade - 08 31 2022