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Time: 7 AM Scene: Our house Players: Me, the two Michaels. Michael the Daddy makes his way to the front door to leave for work. "Bye!" he says. Michael the Baby trots after him, happy as a clam. "Bye, Mommy! […]

I don’t think I ever blogged on this, although I know I meant to. Sting’s newest album, Songs from the Labyrinth, is his performance, accompanying himself on lute, of the songs of 16th century composer John Dowland: Born in 1563, […]

Well, I had every intention of taking Katie to hear Pia di Solenni speak at the University of St. Francis tonight at 7. And, indeed, we did make it over there, only to find people milling about in the lobby […]

Here’s the agenda for the November meeting: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) will hold its fall meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel, November 13-16, 2006. The agenda will include: approval of a reorganization plan for their […]

I’m serious. Whoever at the UK Times is responsible for this needs to be doused in the Thames: Pope tries to win hearts and minds by saving souls of unbaptised babies. That is beyond irresponsible. Newspapers: remember when you blather […]

Just to clarify: I think the basic question I was posing in my musical posts was not why don’t we ditch hymns…not at all. No, it was rather…why hasn’t the Church in the U.S. done what the Church asks in […]

Just to add to whatever else is out there regarding St. Francis of Assisi on today, his feastday. 1) Beware of caricatures. There is a mystery at the core of St. Francis – although there are many writings about him […]