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Remembering the Dead ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Remembering the Dead ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By Paul Murano – Nov. 2018 November is the month set aside to commemorate the dead. Why is it important to remember those who have gone before us? Because love…

And the Two Become One Flesh ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

And the Two  Become One Flesh ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2018 It has been said that the reason marriage vows are taken in close proximity to the altar is because marriage is a sacrificial offering…

The Smoke of Satan Has Entered ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Smoke of Satan  Has Entered ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

  In his homily in 1972 on the solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul, Pope Paul VI made this ominous statement: “The smoke of Satan has entered the temple of…

The Church and the Death Penalty ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Church and the  Death Penalty ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

  By: Paul Murano – August, 2018 Pope Francis has altered one section of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC) to include the ‘inadmissibility’ of the death penalty. Many…

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

A Deathbed Epiphany ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – July, 2018 Recently a 62 year old woman was lying on her deathbed, at home, after doctors had given her weeks to live. We’ll call her…

Three Sacred Cows Attacked Only One Pays the Price ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Three Sacred Cows Attacked Only One Pays the Price ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano ~ June, 2018 Recently we experienced an unusual coincidence through the mass media. Three sacred cows of the left – racial minorities, women, and homosexuals – have…

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

‘Paying Attention’ to Relationships in the 21st Century ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – May, 2018 On the last Paying Attention Podcast show with Tom Duggan the topic we discussed was relationships. Tom (editor of the Valley Patriot Newspaper) and…

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

What is Truth? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – April 2018 The words of Pontius Pilate on Good Friday recorded in John 18:38 echo through the centuries as the fundamental question of skeptical relativism: What…

“He’s in a Better Place Now” ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

“He’s in a Better Place Now” ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – March, 2018 We all know secular materialism has dominated the media and academia for the past half century or so. This is the philosophy that believes…

The Why of the Progressive Movement ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Why of the Progressive Movement ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Feb.2018 One of the more popular euphemisms of our day is the term “progressive”. It is meant to have a positive connotation. Being a progressive is…

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Problem with Merry Christmas ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Dec.17 At the local department store. An encounter at the check-out register between Guy Shoppin and Clerk Clark: Clerk: That will be $24.99. Guy: There you…

Thanksgiving: The Natural and Supernatural ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Thanksgiving: The  Natural and Supernatural ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Nov. 2017 At the end of each November we commemorate a peace meal between two warring parties. We call it Thanksgiving. The word ‘Thanksgiving’ in Greek…

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

Heaven and Hell: They Really Exist? ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Oct. 2017 Man is the only creature who is aware of his own impending death. We all know we will die, and as we grow more…

The Purpose of Education ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

The Purpose of Education ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE with PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – Sept. 2017 As the nation begins another calendar year of academia it is a good time to reflect on the notion of education. It is notable…

Eavesdropping on a Young Couple ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

Eavesdropping on a Young Couple ~ BENEATH THE SURFACE WITH PAUL MURANO

By: Paul Murano – August, 2017 The following is a Socratic dialogue of a typical young couple having an atypical conversation. That is because it contains wisdom, intelligence, and virtue…

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