When I write the initial draft for my column, it often exceeds the word limit.
"Calpurnia here, my wife, stays me at home: She dreamt tonight she saw my statue, which like a fountain with an hundred spouts did run pure blood, and many lusty Romans came smiling and did…
When someone we love dies, we can experience a variety of emotions. We might feel relief that their struggle has ended. We might feel sorrow at our loss. We might even feel anger.
The moment we open our mouths we give ourselves away.
The local watering hole is often a popular place to find persons of the opposite sex. That was true even in biblical times.
Our journey through Lent begins as a tour of various geographical features. The First Sunday of Lent took us to the desert, where Jesus was tempted by the devil.
Like any parish bazaar worth its salt, it included a raffle.
In Kansas, there are no mountains. Sometimes we will honor a very large hill with that title, but that is more symbolic than anything
In 1665, the bubonic plague was ravaging Cambridge, England.
In recent years, some Catholics have engaged in a dispute about baptism.