Some idiot law firm is ruining Fr. Rosica’s reputation! He should sue them.
This morning robbers broke into cars in the parking lot of the Cathedral in Boston, while a diaconal ordination was going on. The perpetrators smashed windows and ransacked the vehicles, stealing what they could, and even took the time to open people’s trunks to look for goods. Since at least two of my friends were victimized this way, I imagine the criminals hit several cars — and in broad daylight.
Well, I offer the following hymn to encapsulate the prayers of the faithful on the occasion. You
A ditty for Christmas Day:
O little minds who alter hymns,
who think you are so wise
to edit song that is not wrong
excepting in your eyes,
pretending you’re the owner
of what we know and sing,
our legacy, you make it be
an artificial thing.
There’s a lot of fuss on the net and in the press about Pope Francis’ recent remarks on whether there is an eternal destiny for animals. The good folks at Rorate uncritically quoted a story from USA Today.
The key quote is: “One day, we will see our animals again in the eternity of Christ. Paradise is open to all of God’s creatures.” USA Today claims that Pope Francis said these words to a bereaved little boy, while a couple of stories in the British