Posts Tagged ‘personal’

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 […]


But I think it’s important anyway. The liturgical reform that Benedict has (searching for the right word…) begun? instituted? inspired? makes me a little weary. Not because I think the grass is as green as the ordinary time vestments and we don’t need change, in fact we do. I admit that, and I have no […]


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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 […]


Cynicism

17Nov07

My ‘patent-pending’ brand of humor, the reason people read our shop newsletter, usually contains some cynicism. Lately the cynicism has been so overwhelming I can’t even write the newsletter. I don’t want to be that cynical. A little goes a long way.


I’ve decided that anything I post about prayer from now on will share this title. Why? Because I’m on a quest to find prayer I can say routinely and regularly and contributes to my growth as a theologian and a Catholic. I sucked it up and ordered Christian Prayer from Amazon. It came with the […]


Weekend Roundup

14Nov07

I spent the weekend (Saturday night through Monday afternoon, because that’s what constitutes a weekend for me) in Alumni City. It was good fun, though a fair change from previously. And I learned something very important. Getting very little sleep for two nights in a row and then sitting through Church History and Latin on […]