Today, Jesus, I meet with you earlier than yesterday. I love it when it is cold and everyone prays at dawn. I ask the intercession of St. 239 more words
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This story from the Chicago Tribune is an offering of some detail in what one nun tried to do to protect children from abusive priests, and is another, in a long line, of sad commentaries on the Church’s inexplicable failure to protect children. 440 more words
I’ve written about priests before, I know and I know, but I’m here to briefly do it again.
By an oversight on my part I went to mass twice on Monday–once by blessed force-of-habit at noon time, and then again in the evening because some dear folks asked me to lead Prayers of the Faithful and I had forgotten about that at noontime when I attended for the first time. 723 more words
Although I had debated with myself whether to follow tradition and celebrate the third day of her passing, or just pack up and leave for the house, as I was near collapse, yet my final decision was to go ahead and finish what I had set out to do, which is send her off properly, with all traditions and rituals observed and completed. 1,035 more words