I am in Washington DC for another January March for Life! My public action on this issue began 42 years ago in January 1973, when I was ordained a priest just 10 months. At that time, I wrote a letter to the editor of Allentown’s Morning Call newspaper decrying Roe versus Wade, the Supreme Court decision that made the taking of innocent life in the womb permitted by the law of the land. I joined with so many in opposing […]
This past Sunday I celebrated Mass at 9:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Assumption and the wonderful Cathedral choir, echoing the second reading for the day from 1 Samuel Chapter 3, provided the beautifully moving “Anthem of Dedication” by Warren Martin for reflection at the time of the preparation of the altar and gifts.
Samuel answers the call from God by his words that echo to the shores of Galilee when the first disciples answered the words of the Lord […]