Archive | December, 2009

A True Blessing

It may have been our most successful Letter and Spirit Conference ever. On November 6 and 7, priests, scholars, and lay people from around the country gathered in Crafton, PA, to probe the mysteries of “Priesthood and Blessing.” Joining us were 65 seminarians from 7 seminaries and dozens of dioceses. It was by far the

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Signs of Life

I’ve been a Catholic for almost a quarter-century, and still I marvel at the richness of the life we share. We’re borne along in this life by a sacred tradition, a primal element of customs of prayer. We pray with our hearts and minds, our souls and bodies. We pray with our posture and gestures,

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