Some Thoughts on Vatican II, Part 1

This is not a post on the documents or formal results of the Council, but more on how things changed in a day-to-day way in the wake of it. I asked my mother (aged 83) once about what she remembered about the pre-Vatican II Church, and she said, “I remember going up to Father before [Read More…]

Far as the curse is found

The celebrations that surround the nativity of our Lord often seem to bring a mix of joy and sorrow.  While one family enjoys the holidays with a new child, some parents endure the season having lost children during the previous year.  Some folks find themselves surrounded by loved ones, while others feel the weight of [Read More…]