Have you ever heard of the word Mugwump? It’s a noun which is defined from a dictionary as a person who remains aloof or independent, esp. from party politics.
But in a more literal or common […]
Belated and blessed Easter prayers. It’s time for a Catholic resurrection.
Excuse starting a Catholic Family Podcast with a reflection that starts with me… but I want to start with a story — well, two stories […]
I live in a parish with a predominately older population. Like many or most parishes, there are the daily Mass attendees… mostly gray haired… often coming for the rosary before Mass and then the 25 […]
(This column is scheduled for January publication on the Catholic Mom website. Deacon Tom feels that this topic is worth sharing on other venues, and he welcomes your thoughts and feedback)
Two seemingly unrelated starters:
For nine […]
A week ago Saturday, I went to a new priest for confession. The priest turned out to be an Irish curmudgeon. Do you know what a curmudgeon is? The dictionary says a curmudgeon is a […]