The Deacon's Bench

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Those who are looking for “The Deacon’s Bench” can now find it at Beliefnet, the large (and growing) spiritual website. Change your bookmarks! My new URL: // Come by and visit!

We’re moving right along … Head over to my new address, and there’s a button on the upper right corner for an RSS feed, so you can easily keep up with The Bench.

Forget “Praise to the Lord” or even “Gather Us In.” You know the song I’m talking about. Crank up the volume and join in.

Can you believe it’s been 30 years since Pope John Paul celebrated mass in that cornfield in Iowa? (How’s that for a “Field of Dreams”?) People who were there are still talking about it. Read more here.

Last year, Indianapolis ordained its very first class of deacons. And you can find out how they’re doing right here.

Amazing, indeed. Check out more here.

The story, and pictures, here.

I did a house blessing this morning, and it seemed like an opportune time to offer a blessing for my own new home, too. Take a look.

This weekend, I will start blogging at my new address. You’ll find me at this link. The URL: // I expect Beliefnet will forward people automatically, but it might be a good idea to change your bookmarks. So…come by and …Read More