I’m ashamed to say, sometimes I don’t blog something because my photo was not good. Is that a good reason? NO. I have gotten a little better with the camera as time went on. But sometimes I just never got around to blogging it. On the last day of the year, I have for you… (read more)
At the young adult group “Spirit and Truth” at the Cathedral Parish, one time the icebreaker question was “what’s your pet peeve?” Monsignor Holmes’ was “when the neighbors’ chickens get in my backyard.” That’s Holy Redeemer Church over on the right. In the hippie neighbors’ backyard, their coop. I was delighted. I love chickens (alive).
For the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, I wanted to post some pictures of inside the Holy Redeemer school building, which features the mural above hidden away in a little basement corridor… and many other wonderful secrets. But first a picture of the explosion of florae that were presented to Our Lady at last… (read more)
Our Cathedral Parish is a prime place to be, to live the Year of Faith which the Holy Father has invited us all to embark on. His Apostolic Letter Porta Fide introduced this and directed us especially to study of the Catechism of the Catholic Church (this year is its 20th anniversary) and the documents… (read more)
Bishop Morlino posted on facebook this morning (go and “like” him!): “It is always tough to visit the former and future site of St. Raphael’s Cathedral. Today it will also be great, as we bless the new Way of the Cross, on this the Feast of the Exaltation of the Cross.” I thought you might… (read more)
I am looking forward to the next Cathedral Parish pilgrimage, this June 16th, which will visit sites associated with Venerable Father Samuel Mazzuchelli, a holy Dominican pioneer missionary priest, now on the path to Sainthood, who did much for the spread of the Gospel in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin, founding numerous parishes and an order… (read more)