WHAT SHOULD BE DONE WITH FEAR AND SADNESS?

WHAT SHOULD BE DONE WITH FEAR AND SADNESS?           The Gospel today reflects on Jesus’ withdrawal to a deserted place (NOT necessarily the Sahara desert; just where no one was living).  He pities the people who follow Him, and He teaches them.  It is a fine prelude...

FAN MAIL

FAN MAIL             It’s happened three times, now, in the last 2-3 months.  I get postcards (always hand printed and always unsigned) explaining where and why Catholics are “disobeying the Saviour [sic]…”   The postcard is of an adobe village in New Mexico; the card...

CORPUS DOMINI

CORPUS DOMINI           Even though we refer to this Sunday as Corpus Christi, much of the rest of the world (including Rome) knows it as Corpus Domini, the Body of the Lord.  But it’s pretty well the same thing, after all.          In fact, much of the rest of the...