June 21, 2019

A blooming bush, staycation plans, the wurst dinner, Father’s Day fun, and more (7 Quick Takes)

The butterfly bush that was my Mother’s Day gift has started to bloom! I’m looking forward to seeing the butterflies come from far and wide to visit.
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Vatican official praises Catholic media for coverage of sex abuse crisis

In a remarkably frank and detailed speech, the Vatican official heading the department charged with reviewing clergy sexual abuse allegations told an assembly of Catholic journalists June 19 that his investigators and the press "share the same goal, which is the protection of minors, and we have the same wish to leave the world a...
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A profound moment of my priesthood

One of more profound memories from my priesthood involved a visit a few years ago with an elderly man in the hospital who was dying.
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