Kleenex alert: Tale of tragedy, irony and Christianity

It’s not every day that an obituary of a non-celebrity appears above the fold on a major daily newspaper’s front page. Rarer still is the mention, nay prominence, of a faith story unfolding within. Bryan Marquard, veteran obit writer for the Boston Globe, no doubt did a double take when news of a young couple dying within [Read More...]

Stan Musial wore his faith on his sleeve

As news of St. Louis Cardinal great Stan Musial’s death spread, Rocco Palmo tweeted: As “The Man” goes to his reward, a memorable Dolan quote on receiving the red hat: “The only Cardinal I ever wanted to be was Stan Musial.” Of course, Musial was not just an amazing baseball player, admired by everyone. He [Read More...]


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