16Dec Everybody needs to be supervised

Reflecting on some of the issues that received intense media coverage in recent times Brendan Hoban in his Western People column concludes that "Sometimes institutions, reluctant to reform, need the shock of public humiliation to get their act together, especially when the vulnerable innocent are at risk."
The plain truth of the matter is, Brendan states, that "In any institution or system, things go wrong, when those in positions of power are not properly supervised."

16Dec 16th December. Tuesday of Advent, Week 3

We value people who keep their word to us. We appreciate those who are true to the promises that they make to us. The Lord also appreciates our efforts to be true to the promises we make to him. In the parable in the gospel today, one of the sons of the father