14Dec Donald Cozzens RIP

America Magazine reports:

Remembering Donald Cozzens, the priest who saw the sex abuse crisis coming—and worked to change the priesthood

By Edward P. Hahnenberg

I first met Donald Cozzens on the page. As a doctoral student interested in ministry, I … Read the rest

14Dec Brendan Hoban on ‘The Letters of John McGahern’

A new insight into the life of John McGahern      

Western People 7.12.21

A favourite writer – of mine as of so many others – is the late novelist, John McGahern. I’m reading his letters at the moment, edited by Frank … Read the rest

14Dec Tuesday December 14, 2021. Week Three in Advent

For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him, but the tax collectors and the prostitutes believed him; and even after you saw it, you did not change your minds and believe him.