Today, we mark the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thomas Merton—a uniquely American saint, the patron saint of contradiction: ‘famous monk.’
Monthly Archives: January 2015
Footnotes and throw-away lines can sometimes be the most fruitful parts of scripture study for me.
You’d think people would be OK with miracles and wonders, but that’s not always the case.
I heard the oddest thing from a Roman Catholic bishop this morning: He encouraged me (and about 100 or so fellow parishioners) to develop “a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.”
My simple breakfast—poppy seed bagel, slathered in cream cheese—stirred up a lovely memory this morning.
We (Gerri and I) spent the early afternoon helping a dear elderly auntie prepare for her second household move in 13 months’ time.
A certain Cardinal is making headlines again, and it has nothing to do with the long-awaited coming of spring training.