Rambling on Home Blessing and Chicken Blood (27th Sunday in Ordinary Time [A] [cf. Mt21:33-43]

  In hindsight, hinting that the Catholic ritual for blessing homes included chicken blood may not have been the essence of wisdom. It was a nice usual meeting of the local ministerial association and the local Methodist and Lutheran pastors were having a deep discussion as to the merits of prayer location (or prayer bilocation […]

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Rambling on Easter Faith and Cupid

The greatest lover of the modern era has passed beyond our sight, or so his obituary intimates.  In a local newspaper this morning ran the details of a man’s life and somewhat early demise (early 60s).  The paper describes the gentleman “marrying his sweetheart from high school a few years after graduation.”  It goes on […]

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