The sight of flowers proves spring is finally here!
May 7, 2013
As I am writing this blog, the jury is still deliberating in the murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell. You’ve heard about him, or perhaps not, the media hasn’t given this case of the atrocious abortionist much ink. So, I decided to list some of my frustrations (in no particular order). Frustration #1: Gosnell ran what [...]
April 29, 2013
My wild turkey season in Wisconsin begins Wednesday. I will be hunting with Bob Guditis, who is the father of my first wife, Jennifer, who died of cancer in 1995. I still call him my father-in-law. That’s what he’ll always be to me. We went out scouting yesterday and enjoyed a fabulous afternoon, with temperatures [...]
April 13, 2013
A Puzzling Passage. After Jesus rose from the dead he appeared on the shore of the Sea of Galilee. The gospel includes some curious details: “On hearing it was the Lord, Simon Peter threw on some clothes (he was stripped) and jumped into the water” (NAB, 1970), or according to the most recent translation, “When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he tucked in his garment, for he was lightly clad, and jumped into the sea” (Jn 21:7) (RNAB, 2010).
April 12, 2013
On Tuesday, April 9, the Center for Mission at the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis hosted a speaker’s forum for Bishop Emeritus Paride Taban to hear his personal stories of joy, struggle and heartbreak as he works for much needed peacemaking in the South Sudan. Bishop Paride Taban served in the Diocese of Torit [...]