Will she keep it?

A few days ago it was announced from London to seemingly universal joy that another “Royal baby” is on the way. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge ( “Will and Kate”) are expecting their second child. The announcement was necessitated, as was the case with their first child, due to the mother’s propensity to severe …

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Suicide

In the light of Robin William’s recent suicide and the reportage concerning it, I came across a thought-provoking article in a UK secular magazine. Though it references places and events there, I think the author is worth reading, even from his secular viewpoint.   http://www.spiked-online.com/newsite/article/there-was-nothing-brave-about-robin-williams-death/15654#.U_p3c2M2WSr   August 24, 2014

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Sound the Retreat

Dear friends,   This week I will be away on my annual spiritual retreat. This is an obligation required of all priests by Canon Law. I must say however I have always found it a pleasant obligation. When I first began my priestly formation way back in 1965 at the old Saint Pius X Preparatory …

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Words

Just recently I came across a holy card that was printed to commemorate my installation as Pastor of Saint James Parish in Seaford on September 17, 2000. That Sunday was also the feast of Saint Robert Bellarmine, my patron Saint. The card brought back many memories of the kindnesses of so many in that parish …

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Silence…

Some of you might be familiar with a journalist and Fox News contributor named Kirsten Powers. Unlike other “mainstream” media outlets FNC does, in fact, have varying viewpoints.She is one of them, but with a twist. Ms. Powers takes a reliably liberal, or “progressive”, line on domestic politics, usually supports the Obama Administration on almost …

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