hEAd & hEART
ENGAGING CULTURE FROM A CATHOLIC PERSPECTIVE
BY FR. JOHN BULLOCK, LC

Culture Transcends Politics

Head… Cultural Marxists have left no stone unturned and declared most American institutions and traditions to be racist, sexist or...

Conquer Evil by Doing Good

Head… In the face of recent political developments, our skepticism about the electoral system, government, the media, and social media...

Living Unplugged to Connect

Heart… Recently someone recommended that I read ‘The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry’ by John Mark Comer. As expected, the book observes...

The Gates of Hell

Heart… These are uneasy times. The political and social tension in our country seems to be reaching new heights. Riots and violence in...

Listening for God

Head... How do we know when God is speaking with us? How do we discern his voice? As with any dialogue, there is someone who speaks and...

In Memory of Frank Pierce

Heart... [From the funeral homily of Frank Pierce – September 4, 2020 – printed with permission of the family. After the homily is a...

Listen to One Another

Head… As a priest, I frequently am asked for advice, and I willingly give it. At times, I give it even when not asked. Not surprisingly,...

Decidedly Joyful

Heart… St. John Paul II had already been bishop in Cracow for some years and in a non-stop struggle with the Polish Communist regime to...

Pray for America

Heart… The Allied troops occupied Post-World War II Austria. American, British and French troops were in the western part of Austria, and...

Coronavirus & God's Wrath

Head... With all the upheaval and suffering caused by the Coronavirus, whether illness or death, economic hardship or emotional strain,...

May Catholics Fight?

Head… As a Catholic in today’s world, it can be easy to get discouraged or even angry. It seems that society is getting further and...

The Embrace of Marriage

Heart… [from a wedding homily] What word, what image can reflect the vocation of marriage and family? Many words relate to the vocation,...

Small Gesture, Big Heart

Heart... The other morning I was in the McDonald’s drive-through to get breakfast. It was a two-lane drive-through, and sure enough, my...