August 15, 2019


This morning I heard a sermon that gave me a surprisingly new perspective on our religion. After 20 years as a professional Catholic, something like that is rare [...]
May 18, 2017

Sister and the Believe-O-Mat

The other day I tried out the Believe-O-Mat during my lunch break. It's one of those whimsical games on Facebook where you answer a few questions and then [...]
May 17, 2016

By the way... Whit Monday

By the way... On Pentecost we celebrate the birthday of the Christian Church. When Jesus had left his disciples, he sent them the Holy Spirit, who gave them power [...]
February 3, 2016


I think I am founding PEFECA, the Patriots of Europe for the Evangelization of the Christian West. To be AGAINST something - e.g. against Islam - is [...]
November 19, 2015

Just ask... about Jesus!

Ask the sister, part 18: This time the question comes from an eight-year-old boy and his sister. The two are of the Jewish faith, and they would like [...]
July 7, 2015

Because they know what they are doing

Unesco has just named new world cultural heritage sites and at the same time expressed concern about the destruction of ancient cultural monuments by IS. I take this as an opportunity to say something [...]
April 10, 2015

Tai chi neutered

Yesterday I did Tai Chi for the first time. Nice teacher, pleasant movements, you can say nothing. However... "We do it here completely ideology-free", he reassured us. On [...]
February 27, 2015

Love thy neighbor stuff

Radio Vatican reported today the Indian politician Mohan Bhagwat, leader of the Hindu party RSS. He had accused in the Indian Parliament Mother Teresa of Calcutta, she [...]
February 19, 2015

The Christian Occident...

...and its endangerment. There are people who fear the Islamization of the West. I understand why they come up with this thought, but it also strikes me that [...]