Category Archives: Roman Catholicism

Communion

I went to a funeral today. One of my closest friend’s father died. A very nice man. The Mass was held in the church of my childhood. The building’s changed. Now it looks like a concert hall but the communal … Continue reading

Posted in Roman Catholicism | Leave a comment

Statues of Limitations

Okay surf my wave. Look let me help you out here. You can’t have it all. So. Think about it. Walk away from the cat pics. Close the porn sites and zip. Take your hands off the “share” button of … Continue reading

Posted in News, Roman Catholicism | Tagged | Leave a comment

A Matter of Trust

Okay look. If you lie to someone – you exploit their vulnerability. The aspect our bullying society forgets: we’re all vulnerable adults. Vulnerability is all about degrees. Some people have a higher tolerance for your pain. So listen up: you … Continue reading

Posted in Relationships, Roman Catholicism, Society | Tagged | Leave a comment

Appropriate

Listen up: Saint Patrick wasn’t Irish; he was British and sent to Ireland as a slave. He escaped, returned home, became a Roman Catholic priest. Saint Patrick wasn’t an immigrant; he was a missionary priest. Google the difference. Educate yourself. … Continue reading

Posted in Roman Catholicism | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

American Idol

So. Let’s do the math. Ready? I’m a Roman Catholic. If I have a religious symbol  – (A statue of The Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God) in my house (a private space)– people protest my actions and tell me … Continue reading

Posted in Roman Catholicism | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Believe It Or Not

Sunday I went to 7 am Mass. I knelt and offered an act of contrition. I looked up at the Crucifix that hangs above the Tabernacle. A woman – who prepares the altar for Mass – repeatedly passed by the … Continue reading

Posted in Roman Catholicism | Leave a comment