There are definite perks to working at a Catholic Diocese. A couple weeks ago, I walked downstairs to the staff lounge and found myself drawn into a conversation with our Director of the Life, Peace & Justice Office and a Franciscan intern regarding the criminal justice system. Granted maybe not everyone’s idea of a goodContinue reading “History and Current Status of the Death Penalty in the United States”
What others may know as beach reads, I think of palette cleansers. These are the lighthearted, romantic, typically feminine novels that dull the ache of that last round of dystopian chaos that was read foolheartedly into the wee hours of the morning. Palette cleansers are gentle escapism – significantly less likely to give one aContinue reading “Palette Cleansers (aka Beach Reads)”
“I’m not really doing Lent this year. I am already living in the desert.” “I don’t have any enemies but even if I did, I wouldn’t wish divorce upon them.” “I feel like I am walking around my parish with a Scarlet D and that the judgment of others is constant.” These are some ofContinue reading “The Desert of Divorce”
You can safely assume that you’ve made God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people that you do.Anne Lamott
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