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Monthly Archive for April, 2011

The Irish Solution

  The Irish Catholic Church, one of the hardest hit by the tragedy of abuse of children and young people sexually and otherwise in its many parishes and institutions and with an abysmal track record of Episcopal oversight has perforce come up with a workable solution that would greatly benefit the USA. They have a […]

Easter Duty

There is a discipline in the Catholic Church (western side) that requires Catholics to go to confession during Lent and Easter time IF the person is in Mortal Sin. This always gets muddled so you have people who are NOT in mortal sin coming to do their “Easter Duty.” One really good soul told me […]

Nuclear kaka

I still use Hawaiian expressions…a mixture of English, Japanese, Hawaiian, and variations of Chinese. Kaka is one of those expressions. It means kaka. Another very polite word for the sameĀ used in Hawaii is shibai. It sounds naughty and is popular because of the way it sounds. But it really only means theater or drama. It […]

Last Wrongs

I started formal training in religious education in 1966, formal training in theology in 1964. I was a director of religious education for a parish in 1969, taught in Catholic Schools in 1970 1972, and then designed and ran four different parish programs in South Carolina in three counties from 1974-78. It was all a […]