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I missed the boat

I am reading Dorothy Day’s letters though it takes some nerve to do that. I was at the Catholic Worker during the blizzard of February 1969 and was talked out of bothering her because she was getting “old” and “fussy” and—even authoritarian—. I instantly regretted it but my time was up and I never went […]


After my ordination in 1974, I was a director of religious education. With the parents of teenagers gathered for a meeting, I discovered that the Beatitudes…you know, blessed are the poor, blessed are the peacemakers, blessed are those who mourn…were a complete puzzle. I had been told that I would find this if I opened […]

The Sunday Word…November 23, 2008

The Word… November 23 Mass at 9 PM Confessions before… +++ Newman House, a program for Catholics, all kinds, and their friends. Contact hweidner@wesleyan.edu +++ FEAST OF CHRIST THE KING When everything is subjected to him, then the Son himself will also be subjected to the one who subjected everything to him, so that God […]