Sometimes I Hunger for This

prayer_in chapel

I am a Catholic writer.I am a Catholic.I am Catholic.I am.And I am happy there, in the Church that Christ built, enjoying the fullness of faith.I am grateful for Christ's presence on the altar at the Consecration, in the tabernacle all the time, in the Eucharist, in me.I remember that when our youngest son was still in school, he once told me that when he didn't know why something was right or wrong, he knew he could always ask his Dad and me.  And if we didn't know, he … [Read more...]

Vatican Protester Cools His Heels in Jail Cell

Protest on Dome of St Peters

The Italian business owner who scaled the dome of St. Peter's Basilica this week has finally come down, after spending two nights perched precariously atop the basilica, only to spend last night in a jail cell.Marcello Di Finizio was protesting policies of the European Union which may result in closure of his sea-side restaurant in the northeastern Italy town of Trieste.  This was the fourth time he had climbed the 138 meters (453 feet) to the top of the Dome:  Di Finizio had staged similar d … [Read more...]