If you find yourself in Chicago, a visit to St John Cantius is worthwhile. School, Church, Convent.  And while the school and the convent no longer serve their original purpose, they have a great repurposing of both of those buildings.  The school is leased o an Arts School:  the Convent is the Canonry.... home to [...]

Excuse me here for reminiscing. But way, way, back in the wayback machine, we learned in grammar school all about Carville, and the Leper's Colony on the Mississippi River, out in the middle of nowhere, where lepers were sent to live... and to die. Eventually a cure was found, and the name leprosy was renamed [...]

Diaper Drive!

Great Diaper Drive this weekend, thanks to our Pro-Life Committee. And great gardens thanks both to our Grow With Us garden ministry of volunteers, and to John Mayronne's professional eye. The full picture.... PS - Thanks Rianna, for helping out with the drive!

I have a Headache

Following this Synod, the one going on in Rome, is giving me a headache. A controversial letter is alleged: Group of cardinals raises concerns over new synod rules in letter to #PopeFrancis http://t.co/UROBmypgmv #Synod15 pic.twitter.com/W9mzUFpZJP — Catholic Herald (@CatholicHerald) October 12, 2015 But then denied: "It's the final countdown": controversial letter of 13, 12, 11, [...]

O God, come to my assistance. O Lord, hasten to help me. My daily walk the other day took my past a huge hive of bees. Doesn't that just remind you of the Easter Vigil? On this, your night of grace, O holy Father, accept this candle, a solemn offering, the work of bees and [...]

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