Daily Archives: 3 January 2010

Reject the Role Models

My favorite sportswriter from my previous city has a good piece up advising us to ditch pro athletes as our idols. Read it and see if you can argue against the conclusion: Let’s hold ourselves to the standards we hold … Continue reading

Posted in Sports | Leave a comment

The Archbishop’s Crackdown

No gum, cells, or performance choirs. An interesting missive from Archbishop Socrates Villegas of the Philippine see Lingayen-Dagupan included this tidbit as reported in CBCP News: Villegas also reminded his priests on the importance of animating seriously the liturgical singing … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy | 2 Comments

Throw New Year’s to the Football

Another obligatory holy day bites the dust … in California. For this year, at least. What do you think: good thing, bad thing, or indifferent thing? One of the most memorable Masses I ever celebrated was this holy day at … Continue reading

Posted in Liturgy | 1 Comment

2,010 or 20-10

The question came up on the radio this morning: how are you pronouncing the new year? Two-thousand ten? Twenty-ten?

Posted in Miscellaneous | 8 Comments