A friend and mentor of mine, Father Jim Turro once observed: “If you happen to come across a turtle on a table, one thing is certain. Someone had to place the turtle on the table. Since left to itself, a turtle is incapable of such a feat.”
“In your sevenfold gift descend; Give them virtue’s sure reward; Give them your salvation Lord; Give them joys that never end. Amen. Alleluia.” Sequence on the Feast of Pentecost.
In an article in the New York Times, and his PBS television documentary, Bruce Feiler writes about the allure of sacred pilgrimages and concludes: “At its core, it’s a gesture of action. In a world in which more and more things are artificial and ephemeral, a sacred journey gives the pilgrim the chance to experience …
Rome, Sunday January 25, 2015 This evening I’m in Rome, reading the news of Father Dick McBrien’s death. I’m here completing a four-week course of study with my Saint Mary’s College of CA students.
How to start a new year? Just drop in on friends in exotic locations. So I decided to follow up on invitations from both Mark Stephens and Matt Ginella to come to Oahu’s North Shore for New Year.