Archive for 1 December 2012

On the Need For a Mother

Fr Eric Nielsen, pastor of St Paul’s University Catholic Center gave an instant classic homily this (Saturday) morning at Holy Redeemer Church. This is my paraphrase–not a transcription. I am learning that blogging goes most happily if you ask permission before publishing, when appropriate, so I asked his permission by email and he agreed, saying “you… (read more)

Christmas at the Capitol

Badger Catholic Blog had a news item about the Freedom From Religion Foundation placing an irreverent nativity display in the Wisconsin State Capitol rotunda. Since that’s 4 minutes walk from me, I decided to go see what was up. Although it’s not actually Advent till Sunday, it turns out Christmas is very much what’s up;… (read more)

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