Today I wish to make an aside, and talk about one of my favorite Saints in the whole world, a true student of St. Joseph, and founder of the Carthusian Order, St. Bruno, of Cologne. Continue reading “St. Bruno, part 2”
Well, Reader-land, I owe you an explanation and apology for this week. I am over my cold and my first outing will hopefully be mass tomorrow. Continue reading “What a long week”
If you don’t know that song, you are too young. And if you do know that song, you’re welcome.
Some say there is a part in the song where in the background you here a “woo!”, which is when the bassist got shocked, and they left it in. Continue reading “It’s been one week…”
I had just left mass at all Saints, turned on Elliott in the Morning, and I was driving to work at Hechts in Tysons Corner. Elliott was trying to figure out what idiot had hit the Giant Building in New York. People were calling in and they didn’t know exactly what happened, so there was the usual laughter.
Then the second plane hit. Continue reading “9/11/01”
This Sunday we had another holy hour to mark the closing of the 54 day rosary novena! And the place was packed, again!
Responsible parents kept at home because it was a school night. Continue reading “Holy hour finish!”
Normally we don’t think about our own death, do we? The Catholic Church encourages meditation on the four last things: death, judgement, Heaven, and hell. But we often forget and think it is far away. Then comes a brutal reminder of our mortality. Continue reading “Brutal reminders”
Sit back, Reader-land, it’s finally time to tell the story of my expulsion, and it’s a doozy. Continue reading “Expulsion”