Well, I suppose this was a poor idea; I thought I could simply do my Patheos editing stuff and then not blog and that would give me an appropriate sort of retreat, but here it is, nearly 2PM, and I haven’t even said my office yet, so busy have I been.
So, at-home retreats…they don’t always work; the withdrawal from this devil’s own instrument must be complete or the result is less than satisfying.
But I press onward. My editing for the week is done — you’ll notice on the landing page, however, that some titles are updating while others are not; we’re having some technical mishaps that should soon be ironed out.
Some reading recommends before I disappear again:
I’ve been ranting for a little while that we need a singable Gloria, and lo, here are some new settings meant for the new missal translation. What do you think?
If the summer heat is making you feel too soggy to read: Julie Davis has a TV recommendation that you can catch up with online!
“We don’t grow Catholics in Arkansas” was the refrain in the 19th Century: Pat McNamara has the whole story
I think a lot of people are struggling with this right now. I just wish every Catholic was as thoughtful about communion, as they struggle.
Deacon Greg made no bones about his struggles with a recent religion-free wedding; he writes more about it here.
Okay, now I really am out of here, and I am heading into quiet. Please pray for me, that my time may be fruitful!