I just wrote a letter-to-the-editor of our diocesan Catholic newspaper in Cleveland. It follows: Should the social justice onus for not having a higher minimum wage in America simply be on legislators, or should we all share the blame? In … Continue reading


I sat in on a Passover Seder last night at the Holy Trinity Newman Center at Northern Arizona University. Then gave a talk to the group. (The Seder commemorates the Exodus of the Jewish slaves from Egypt.) During the ceremonial … Continue reading


For Martin Luther King Jr. Day today, my family and I road in a Koinonia Farm float in a parade through downtown Americus, Georgia, in the heart of the “Deep South.” As mentioned in an earlier journal entry, Koinonia Farm … Continue reading


We headed further east on Rte. 106 into Pagosa Springs, Colorado, where Fr. Pedro at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church said a college friend’s uncle had a lucrative law practice until 1973, the year abortion was legalized in America. Immediately … Continue reading