Monthly Archives: May 2011

Novena to St. John Chrysostom on behalf of the US Catholic Bishops

Who knows why I get these brainstorms, but this one hit me right in the middle of the gathering hymn for the 8 AM mass at Epiphany Church this very morning. It was such a sudden rush I almost lost … Continue reading

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One reason we’re heading for the ash heap of history.

This article… http://www.newgeography.com/content/002251-transit-the-4-percent-solution says that only 4% of American jobs can be accessed within a 45 minute travel time by mass transit. The numbers increase a bit as the commute time grows, to about 36% of jobs being accessible with … Continue reading

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The Shame of Notre Dame

If there was any doubt that the leadership of Notre Dame University is confused about its Catholic identity, we need look no further than the presentation this week by Secretary of Defense Bob Gates to their annual commencement. Actually, the … Continue reading

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Osama is dead.

Twitter is a-twitter, Facebook status changes are coming in. . . the commentariat is firing away. The best statement I’ve seen thus far is that of Fr. Shane Tharp, who wrote. . . “Do not think that courage and strength … Continue reading

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