The past week offered up some shock and dismay, with the mess in Oslo. The more I hear about it on the news the more one has to consider what evil is going on in this world. I know many do not believe in a active devil, one that plays a part in our daily … Continue reading The evil one and his works
Image by Anu Ranasinghe via Flickr President Obama's much-told story about his mother's fight to get cancer coverage was untrue, according to a recently published book. And the White House isn't disputing the author's account. The New York Times reports that Janny Scott, in her biography, “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Image via Wikipedia Over the weekend we had a death of a celebrity in the Detroit area. He is well known through out the country, and I am sure, the world. Dr. Jack Kevorkian, or Doctor Death, as he is known. Although the death of anyone is sad, the loss of human life is always … Continue reading Doctor Death is dead…
Yesterday at after our Easter dinner the discussion of the different Parishes that we attend came up and the different practices at each. The Parish I now attend kneels after the reception of Communion until the priest is finished cleaning the vessels and is seated himself. The Parish my friend attends Stands during Communion and … Continue reading Stand or Kneel
Image via Wikipedia "Mandatum novum do vobis ut diligatis invicem sicut dilexi vos" ("A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you"), the statement by Jesus in the Gospel of John (13:34) by which Jesus explained to the Apostles the significance of his action of washing their … Continue reading Wash all of me
The death of Ted Kennedy is an end to an era for America. We have seen the last of an American family that has been woven in to the American fabric and our political lives, for many of us we have never known a time with out a Kennedy in some sort of political office. … Continue reading Saint Ted