RANDOM THOUGHTS FOR THE END OF SUMMER

For all those who were longing to quit worrying about COVID-19:  let me introduce a special guest:  Sally. Home-school Religious Education:  parents really ARE the primary educators of their children (PTL, with serious help from our PCL and the great...

OPENING UP

Here at Our Savior, we have placed a priority on safety–for parishioners and for me.  This priority has made things much more difficult for folks.  We were limited at first 100% to live-streamed Masses; gradually, we added Morning Prayer after weekday...

BE WELL, DO GOOD WORK, AND KEEP IN TOUCH

For some time Garrison Keillor would do a brief spot on NPR called “The Writer’s Almanac.”  He would share dates and times of special events in the past relating to authors of one kind or another, and he would end with a poetic recitation.”  He always signed...

GENERATIONS OF FAITH

By now, most folks know that the Archdiocese of Mobile is in the midst of a massive fund-raising campaign called “Generations of Faith.”  I want to offer as much detail as I can about the campaign, its goals and purposes, its time-frame, and Our Savior’s part in...

I MUST DOWN TO THE SEAS AGAIN

“I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky, And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by; And the wheel’s kick and the wind’s song and the white sail’s shaking, And a grey mist on the sea’s face, and a grey dawn breaking.“...

MAKING ASSUMPTIONS

This weekend is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother into eternal joy, body and soul.  Let’s unpack (at least a bit) this incredible, glorious mystery.           Point #1—yes, Mary did die, but her...