Posts Tagged ‘catholic church’

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 […]


-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. […]