Author: Mike Eisenbath

Only Meekness Might Save America From Embarrassment In This Election

A prediction: Sometime next year, a book will hit the market with a huge splash. The title will be “The Donald, Hillary and the 2016 Presidential Campaign: The Year That Embarrassed America.” I will not be the author; I won’t even be a reader. I’ve had enough already, and we still have about four months remaining of this nonsense.

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Let’s Stop Sneering at the “Christmas and Easter Catholics”

I’m actually someone who misses all those Christmas-and-Easter Catholics on the 50 other Sundays. Their spots in the pews are lonely when vacant. No matter what the ages are of those people who could fill those places, we miss them in our worship. We miss their voices and prayers, their spirit and their needs.

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Washing Women’s Feet or Who’s In Charge of the Catholic Church?

The internet is a hotbed of cynics, nay-sayers, pessimists, conspiracy theorists and just plain angry people. From the moment Pope Francis wakes up, those folks loudly criticize his every move and word. Sometimes, they might have valid points. It’s difficult to tell, though, because of the substantial disrespect dripping from every sentence they compose. I found a bunch of them on Facebook.

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