I wish I could have taken thousands of young men from our archdiocese to see the pope in Washington, D.C., and in New York City.
True or false? Women priests are already in the Catholic Church!
Trey (four months, youngest grandchild) and I took a nap together one recent Saturday evening. Trey was in town for his twin cousins’ first birthday.
The Vatican recently issued an instruction which reaffirmed the traditional formula for baptism:
Some images just stick in your mind.
As you read in last week’s Leaven, I was blessed to have the opportunity, both in Washington and New York, to participate in many of the liturgies and events of Pope Benedict’s recent pastoral visit.
An after-dinner speech can too easily interfere with the digestion and interrupt a much-needed nap.
A funny thing happened on the way to the cemetery. . .
In January 1999, Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass in what is now the Edward Jones Dome, the stadium where the St. Louis Rams play. In January 2000, the Rams won the Super Bowl.
In his book “Without Roots,” Pope Benedict XVI deplored the addiction to historical self-deprecation rampant at the higher altitudes of European cultural and intellectual life: a tendency to see in the history of the West…