Other Bad Stuff

Here’s another thing we’re against: we’re against cruelty to animals. Yes, we think that animals are God’s creatures too. They were created to be our pets and our providers and our companions in life. We were created to be their stewards and overseers, and that we should treat all God’s creatures with compassion and kindness. [Read More...]

Not All Hate Mail…

There are plenty like this too: I am a lurker on your blog (which I very much enjoy reading), but with the recent news about Fr. Newman, I decided to email you to say this: Thank you to both of you for being good shepherds and for not backing down from the teachings of the [Read More...]

Blessed Sacrament Chapel 2

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Blessed Sacrament Chapel

This is the new Blessed Sacrament Chapel at St Joseph’s Catholic School. This is where I say Mass most days. [Read more...]

St Elizabeth of Hungary

Wife, mother, widow, third order Franciscan–she gave her life helping the poor and needy–a Mother Teresa of her day. When we remember saints like her we have to ask ourselves what we have done for the poor. The most troubling gospel passage for me is the judgment of the sheep and goats.  If we have [Read More...]

Hate Mail and Temper Tantrums

Whew! hate mail from last week’s drama at St Mary’s is still trickling in. I am finding it very hard to remain polite, much less charitable. Pray for me please! There are some emails that are right from the pit. They spit with rage and fury. They are riddled with the worst profanity and blaspheme [Read More...]