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”
This week has been rough, and thanks to your prayers and the support of Melanie and Jack responding to my every need, I’m still alive! Continue reading “Thank you, Reader-land”
Well Reader-land, because some of you expressed interest, I’m writing this. I don’t want to get into heresy, but here I have the blessing that heaven cannot be comprehended by the human mind. Continue reading “On Heaven”
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”
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”