Crystal Cathedral, Revisited

My inbox has been full since I reported on the sale of the Crystal Cathedral to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange.  Critics and supporters alike have contacted me following yesterday’s blog post.One of my favorite comments was from a good-hearted reader who said, “Praise God! The Schullers’ legacy will be respected and built upon in the spirit of ecumenism and mutual love of Christ.”If you liked the story—if your imagination was piqued by the thought of the illustrious Bishop Fulton J. She … [Read more...]

Bishop Libasci, Named to Manchester, Remembers the Baltimore Catechism

Yesterday was a big day for the 300,000 Catholics in New Hampshire.  Pope Benedict XVI named Most Rev. Peter Anthony Libasci as the tenth bishop of Manchester.A New York native, Libasci has served since 2007 as Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Bishop Libasci is bi-ritual—that is, he is able to celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the Byzantine Ruthenian Rite as well as in the more familiar Latin Rite.Bishop Libasci’s coat of arms will bear his motto “Arise and Walk.”  The … [Read more...]

The King Sings to the King of Kings

Ah, sweet Sunday!  As we ponder the glory and majesty of our God, let’s listen to Elvis’ mellifluous voice.   … [Read more...]


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