Bishops Congratulate Barack Obama on Historic Election;Urge Him to Defend the Weak, Heal DivisionsWASHINGTON—The U.S. bishops congratulated President-elect Barack Obama, the first African-American elected President of the United States, and called the event “historic” and coming at a difficult time. “Our country is confronting many uncertainties,” the bishops said. “We pray that you will useContinue reading >>
So everyone else booked it out of work on this Friday afternoon, and I stayed an extra 45 minutes because I couldn’t find a piece of music. The piano part to the Mass of Light Kyrie, to be exact, because at mass with the Cardinal on Sunday I really really really wanted to be ableContinue reading >>
Yesterday I paid for a $5 drink with a $10 bill. The bartender gave me back $15 in change. So I gave the ten back. I have been thinking recently about ‘guilt’, particularly of the “Catholic guilt” variety. I generally am annoyed when people make jokes about “Catholic guilt”, because overall I don’t find guiltContinue reading >>
In my line of work, it’s really easy to talk about God like God is not in the room with me. I need to be careful about that.
I am the LORD and there is no other,there is no God besides me. It is I who arm you, though you know me not, so that toward the rising and the setting of the sun people may know that there is none besides me. I am the LORD, there is no other. I’m alwaysContinue reading >>