Monthly Archives: January 2015

Community College

In his last State of the Union message, President Obama announced a plan to make community colleges tuition free to students who made decent grades and who graduated within three years. I believe that this is a good idea to … Continue reading

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Prayer Made Simple

I grew up in large, extended family of baptized Roman Catholics. Our immigrant grand parents and our first generation parents remained faithful to this ancient religion. The second generation, enjoying post World War II financial up-ward mobility, the Civil and … Continue reading

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Remember

Recently I attended the funeral of a young man who accidently overdosed on his favorite illegal drug. The death of a young person in any circumstances is always a tragedy. Today when large amounts of illegal drugs are available at … Continue reading

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Can Saints Make Mistakes?

Can saints make mistakes? Saints are human, after all, they are sinners like the rest of us. Ernesto Cardinal, a famous Nicaragua poet and priest was stripped of his priestly ability to administer the sacraments by none other than Saint … Continue reading

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