Friday, March 9, 2018

New Post in Catholic Stand: Lent: Join Our Suffering to that of Christ

Hello all:  a new post on Catholic Stand: Lent: "Join Our Suffering to that of Christ."  The post gives examples of what the saints have said about suffering as a road to Christ.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

New Post: "God's Gift to Molecular Biology: the Hydrogen Bond"

Hello all.   Here's a new post on the Magis Center for Faith and Reason: "God's Gift to Molecular Biology: the Hydrogen Bond."   It's about DNA and how the hydrogen bond enables it to do its thing.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

New Post: "The Theology of Water" on Magis Center for Faith and Reason.

Hello all--another new post (actually a rewrite of an earlier one on this blog): "The Theology of Water" on the Magis Center for Faith and Reason web site.

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Retired, cranky, old physicist.   Convert to Catholicism in 1995.   Trying to show that there is no contradiction between what science tells us about the world and our Catholic faith.   Intermittent blogs and adult education classes to achieve this end (see   and

Extraordinary Minister of Communion volunteer to federal prison and hospital; lector, EOMC.
Sometime player of bass clarinet, alto clarinet, clarinet, bass, tenor bowed psaltery for parish instrumental group and local folk group.

And, finally, my motivation:
“It is also necessary—may God grant it!—that in providing others with books to read I myself should make progress, and that in trying to answer their questions I myself should find what I am seeking.
Therefore at the command of God our Lord and with his help, I have undertaken not so much to discourse with authority on matters known to me as to know them better by discoursing devoutly of them.”
St. Augustine of Hippo, The Trinity I,8.