Monthly Archives: February 2006

Gandhi, Jesus and Bush

I was reading the news tonight and it appears that President Bush will be laying a wreath at the Gandhi memorial in India. It’s ironic that the apostle of pre-emptive war is laying a wreath at the memorial to a … Continue reading

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Secret life of bees

Yesterday I read “The Secret Life of Bees” in its entirety. I recommend the book to anyone without reservation. It’s a great love story. My daughter had given me a Barnes & Noble gift card for Christmas. On my way … Continue reading

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Awakening

Ash Wednesday will be upon us in just a few short days and the subject that many will ask is, “What are you giving up for Lent?” In past years I’ve told people that I was giving up “giving up” … Continue reading

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Home again

It’s been awhile since my last post. I’ve been away enjoying the peace and solitude of Mt. Saviour Monastery near Elmira, New York. There are no words to describe what I’ve experienced in these past few days except to say … Continue reading

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Danta De

I begin this day listening to Danta De, classic sacred music of Ireland. It’s beautiful music taken from the Irish Hymnal of 1928. It’s a CD available from AveMaria Press. Listening to this beautiful music, drinking some tea and eating … Continue reading

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The wound

At Mass today Fr. Bob’s homily was in part about how we are unwilling to accept hardship in our life and how we rebel at what we think has been God’s judgement of us. Bad things do happen to good … Continue reading

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Morning prayers

I couldn’t sleep in this morning. We’ve had a lot of emotional events in the past few days. Senior night at Fredonia State last night. A flood tide of memories, precious moments with friends we won’t see as much anymore, … Continue reading

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