Summorum Pontificum

I arrived from Ireland yesterday evening, and today I share in the jubilation! The following excerpt from Pope Benedict XVI’s Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum especially...

Happy Birthday, Donna Marie!

Happy Birthday, Donna Marie, from the Isle of Saints and Scholars! I didn’t think I would have the opportunity to wish my sister a happy...

Eire

By 2:00 tomorrow afternoon I should be in Ireland. Cousin Marian Parady’s daughter Mary is travelling with me. We will go first to the Shrine...

Rome Unvisited

Tomorrow I will be leaving Rome. I expect to be away from the Eternal City for the remaining summer months. I will know better what...

Envy, An Ugly Sin

Thursday of the Twelfth Week of the Year I Genesis 16:1-12, 15-16 The painting of Hagar in the wilderness is by Giovanni Lanfranco. It hangs...