Author Archives: Gregory Laughlin

How Liturgy Simplifies Worship for the Cognitively Impaired

Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto Me. In 2005, God blessed our family with our third child, our second daughter, whom we named Bethany. As soon as Bethany was born, we knew there was something different about her. Unlike her two older siblings, who were born practically bald, she had long, […]


In Whom Do We Trust?

“Put not your trust in princes, in a son of man, in whom there is no salvation. When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish. Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, whose hope is in the Lord his God.” Psalm 146:3-5 (ESV). Last week, the governor of Indiana signed […]


Capital Punishment and Rules of Evidence

The Catholic News Service has reported that Pope Francis has called for the abolition of not only the death penalty, but also of life in prison. In a meeting with representatives of the International Association of Penal Law, the pontiff called for all “Christians and people of good will” to work for the abolition of the […]