Archive for the ‘catholic church’ Category

Well, my Lenten practice was supposed to be going to mass every day. However, that hasn’t worked so well. I’ve been so sick that even if I want to get up in time, I’m too tired. Friday, I was actually up early enough, but the munchkins were over and they’re not old enough to be […]


I decided that today was a good day to hit the evening Sunday liturgy at St. R. Not because I like it in any way, but because it breaks up the paper from hell. (And I over slept this morning) And I’m really hoping we pray the full penitential prayer. I like it. And I […]


I want kids. A startling realization for me, in part because I now want kids almost as much as I want my PhD. Which, five years ago would have been unheard of, and five months ago was still pretty much a non-starter. Forgive the randomness that I’m sure will ensue here, but that’s what happens […]


When I was in high school, it must have been my sophomore year; I really wanted to be Catholic. But, my parents’ parish, Grade School Parish (GSP), just wasn’t cutting it. There was no youth group, and I’d known the priest since I was 9, and suddenly that just wasn’t cool anymore. Not that it […]


Why not use it? That may be the million dollar question at the Saint of my Choice Parish. We built a new church seven years ago. And in the process, paid what most parishioners thought at the time was a ridiculous amount of money for a used organ. But we used it, at least twice […]


Would you come?

30Oct07

If in my complete lack of spare time I managed to organize a dialogue between 20-30something professionals from Christianity, Islam and Judaism? There should be enough people of each faith in the area to support the idea. I’ve got no desire to convert anyone. But a true desire to learn. (and that would be the […]


-Yitzak Rabin There is no path to peace. The path is peace. I had hoped that by the time I got to blog about the document sent to B16, he would have at least acknowledged receiving it. Personally acknowledged, not through a secretary. I have a profound respect for B16 because he is my pope. […]