Anglican Evensong in Washington

My friend, Fr. Eric Bergman makes the Wall Street Journal here. The report is about a celebration of Choral Evensong the weekend of the March for Life by Catholics interested in the Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibus. Fr Bergman is pastor of the latest Anglican Use parish in Scranton, PA. He predicts ‘the end of the Reformation’ and [Read More...]

Oklahoma – OK

Tomorrow first thing I am off to Oklahoma where the ‘corn is as high as an elephant’s eye and it looks like its climbin’ clear up to the sky.’ Edmond OK to be specific to lead a parish Lenten Mission. Spare a prayer for me and for the people of St John the Baptist, Edmond. [Read More...]

Something in Me Loves the Desert

Picture here the hermitages on Skellig Michael, and why is it every Lent do I want to hunker down and be a hermit? There’s something in me that wants the cave, the cloister, the solitary cell. I want to close the door and curl up with a pile of good books and get away from [Read More...]

Two Fathers

I have a pile of books in my study for review, and if people are kind enough to send me a book I try to read it and review it if I can. I also have a belief that I should read every book someone sends me rather than just the books I want to [Read More...]

Chust for Nice

(Click to Enlarge) Santa Maria Domenica Go to NLM for more pictures and history of this minor basiclica [Read more...]

Hell in Haiti

This article reports on the unbelievable scale of destruction and the continued agony in Haiti, and the overwhelming conditions aid workers are faced with. [Read more...]