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A Message to the Salt & Light Giving Society

Dear Friends: May God bless you! As we approach the 2020 Catholic Services Appeal, I would like to share my message sent yesterday to our more than 2,000 Salt & Light Giving Society Members. I [...]

September 18th, 2020|

My Letter to the Editor

Below is a letter I submitted today to The Courier Journal in response to an editorial cartoon published in the August 15 issue of the newspaper.  For those who have questions about in-person instruction, [...]

August 21st, 2020|

Uphold Human Dignity and Reject Racism

Below is a column that I am releasing today here and that will be in The Record next week on June 11, 2020. On Friday, June 19, we celebrate the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, [...]

June 3rd, 2020|

My Letter to the Mayor about the Breonna Taylor Tragedy

Today I wrote to Mayor Greg Fischer to pledge my support and prayers as he deals with the Breonna Taylor tragedy and as he responds to the senseless violence that occurred in the midst [...]

May 29th, 2020|

Saturday Morning and the Pandemic

Back in 1989 right after our mother died, my brother George, who was five years older and born with Down syndrome, came to join me in rectory life at Saint Mary Church in Catasauqua, PA. [...]

May 26th, 2020|

A Time to be In Earnest

P.D. James in Cologne, Germany P.D. James is one of my favorite authors whose British style is both elegant and extremely clever. She mastered the art of the detective story and created her [...]

May 12th, 2020|
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