Monthly Archives: January 2017

“I was a stranger and you did not welcome me.”

After witnessing the events in airports across this country today, I think it safe to say there are many people who truly believe in this.  I was just watching the news footage of the Seattle airport.  I saw a shot … Continue reading

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Reform of the Reform

This author knows her stuff when it comes to liturgy.  She is a frequent commenter and blogger on the PrayTell website.  Currently she is editing that website while Fr. Anthony Ruff, the originator and editor of the blog, is taking … Continue reading

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Garrison Keillor: Trump is what he is, and God help us now

I was totally surprised at the location of the publisher of this piece….Tulsa, OK, right in the heart of the “flyover” country and, supposedly, of Trump voters!….reyanna By Garrison Keilor      January 26, 2017     Tulsa World on-line … Continue reading

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Coping with narcissistic personality disorder in the White House

Have we had a fun week watching the new administrations’s first week in the White House?  It is likely to continue.  Although the author admits she is no expert on this issue, there are plenty of articles available by various … Continue reading

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Pope Francis has ordered a review of the new Mass translation

The headline on this article is a bit misleading.  What PF ordered was a study of Liturgiam authenticam, the current document that guides how translations are to be donea, with this document imposing a slavish formal equivalence translation of the … Continue reading

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The Guardian view on Pope Francis: championing humanity

This editorial from The Guardian just reinforces in me that in Pope Francis the world has a precious treasure.  IMHO, he is the number 1 leader of any authority in the world today.  And considering what we are going to … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, Solemnity of Mary, January 1, 2017

•Numbers 6: 22-27 * Galatians 4: 4-7 * Luke 2: 16-21• Weekly Scripture Readings: Solemnity of Mary January 1 has a carnival-like atmosphere to it. Consider the variety of activities that occupy people as the New Year begins: fireworks, crazy hats, … Continue reading

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