Rahm: Enough’s Enough, Get the kids back in school

Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago and erstwhile right-hand man to President Obama, is flexing his muscles over this teacher’s strike — what say you? The irony, of course: a big time Democrat fighting the union. Mayor Rahm Emanuel said he will file a court injunction to force an end to the Chicago teacher’s strike which [Read More...]

On Museums

From the Onion: CHICAGO—Visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago reported Saturday that their trip to the celebrated museum was entirely dominated by the guilt they felt for not lingering long on any one painting before moving on to the next. “I know these are masterpieces, and you’re supposed to let their brilliance wash over [Read More...]

Peacemakers

Unlike so many today who want to find someone or some group to blame, the Pope calls each of us to pursue the path of peace: BEIRUT (AP) — Pope Benedict XVI made a sweeping appeal Sunday for peace in Syria and the Middle East, decrying the violence “which generates so much suffering.” Speaking at [Read More...]

Prayer for the Week

O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen. [Read more...]


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