Monthly Archives: February 2017

A Saint for Difficult People

I think I need to have her be my patron saint….reyanna By James Parker                            March 2017 Issue                     … Continue reading

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Guardians of a Vast Lake, and a Refuge for Humanity

This is a beautifully written piece, one I thoroughly enjoyed reading despite its length.  I was reminded of Jack London novels at times and the pictures included with the article reinforced that.  I hope you enjoy this…..it’s nice to have … Continue reading

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Containing Trump

This article is both disheartening and “heartening” at the same time.  As I started reading it, I thought “Will we be able to survive this man?”, but as I read on I found things to take heart in.  There is … Continue reading

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DISCOURSE OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS TO THE COMMUNITY OF “LA CIVILTÀ CATTOLICA”

La Civilta Cattolica (The Catholic Civilization) is the Italian version of America Magazine but a bit on steroids.  It is the work of the Italian province of the Jesuits.  Its editor, Fr Antonio Spadaro is very close to Pope Francis, … Continue reading

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Steve Bannon Cited Italian Thinker Who Inspired Fascists

This article is by the same New Your Times author who posted the other article on Bannon, Jason Horowitz.  He was castigated for that article not being “in depth”.  Evidently, he dug deeper to uncover more worms, and they are … Continue reading

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Weekly Homily from Fr Jim Hogan, 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time, February 12, 2017

•Sirach 15: 15-20  I Corinthians 2: 6-10  Matthew 5: 17 -37• Weekly Scripture Readings: 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time I do not feel the need to focus our attention on the one who is the current Bishop of Rome.  I … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: «There is corruption in the Vatican. But I’m at peace»

This talk, that PF gave back in November, was just released today.  I find the answer the he gave to the first question very astute for a many of 80.  Although directed at the leaders of all the male religious … Continue reading

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Cardinal Burke Calls For “Extreme Vetting” Of Protestant Converts

Laughter is the best antidote to so much serious “stuff” I have posted lately….reyanna By “Admin”                       February 7, 2017               The Eye of … Continue reading

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Love, support for immigrants follow group’s verbal attacks on Massgoers

The behavior of those who came to taunt the Massgoers is a concern that I have with the rise of Trump who I think has emboldened this “potent stew” of racism, xenophobia and misogynism.  These kinds think they can get … Continue reading

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Acts of Faith ‘This is not a Christian gesture’: Pope Francis denounces walls while praising immigrants

He is not going to let up on this issue.  I love how he is addressing Trump without saying his name and I also love the picture.  Looks like he is scolding a misbehaving kid….well, if the shoe fits….reyanna By … Continue reading

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