We have all heard the sad reports. Catholics in the U.S. are on a great exodus. Not from slavery in Egypt or from the bondage of sin. No, Catholics are leaving the practice of the faith in alarming numbers. Today, less than 20% of persons who were baptized a Catholic attend Mass on a weekly … Continue reading A Return to Wonder: How “Wow!” Leads to Reditus.
Symphony (n): sounding together. But for a long while they sang only each alone, or but few together, while the rest hearkened; for each comprehended only that part of the mind of Ilúvatar from which he came, and in the understanding of their brethren they grew but slowly. Yet ever as they listened they came … Continue reading Catholicism: The Faith Symphonic
"I've tried them all, I really have, and the only church that truly feeds the soul, day in, day out is the Church of Baseball." -Susan Sarandon, Bull Durham, 1988. "Baseball is like church. Many attend, few understand." --Leo Durocher, former MLB player and manager. Pastime n. an activity you enjoy doing during your free … Continue reading Pastimes: Of Church and Baseball