Daily Archives: 15 November 2019

On Acronyms

I recall planning a visit to a midwestern friend in 1983. She was in law school, and I had just quit a dead-end job and had enough money to make a pilgrimage through the spare rooms of family and friends … Continue reading

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Christus Vivit 209-210: Main Courses Of Action

We continue our long look at Youth Ministry with Pope Francis. (Remember, his Post-Synodal Apostolic Exhortation can be found on this link at the Vatican site.) Two main courses of action¬†present themselves in these paragraphs and those that follow. Let’s … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

There is overlap in readings chosen for funerals and for the pastoral care rites. In looking to Saint Paul’s second letter to the Corinthians, we know the apostle is struggling. He has his own doubts and deep feelings. In conflict … Continue reading

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