I do understand the frustration and anger of those who are letting their tempers get away from them at town meetings lately. But this situation has been brewing a long time and I’m glad so many of us are waking up and smelling the shlinglethorpe— (Oops! Sorry. That’s one of my re-defining words from an earlier post. How’d that sneak in here?) We do need change and we do need to band together and we do need to take action. But we need to take action that will accomplish our goals. Continue reading

I have a friend in RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) and I can feel the frustration growing. It’s a good thing she’s an avid reader; I’ve given her some Catholic books and every time I see her, she’s either ordering books and DVD’s online or she’s heading out the door to look for more. She goes to Mass with me every chance she gets and Catholicism has become our favorite subject to discuss. And it’s a good thing because she would be learning nothing at all about the faith in that class. Continue reading