If you write (or speak, or produce videos, or appear on TV) about Catholic issues and people see your name more than twice, then sooner or later you are going to be accused of being a "professional Catholic." This is supposed to be a stinging indictment of your character, although I could never figure out why. I suppose people have some vaguely pious belief that, when we do things for the Lord, we ought to offer them for free, and perhaps anonymously, so that there's no possibility of getting caught up in greed or the desire for fame.
It's a nice thought, but utterly disregards the way the world actually works for most people. If a man spends his whole day producing fabulous...READ MORE