Friday is All Souls’ Day so let’s talk about Purgatory. Start with a story. Some years ago I walked into a wake service to preside and, since I didn’t know the deceased, looked for a family member to give me a bit of background. One of the sons came up […]
As the new year starts I want to bring you up to date on a conversation that’s going on among parish leadership. It has to do with our likely future, when — possibly as early as this June, possibly later — our staff is reduced to two priests.