The Sabbath That Remains

So then, a sabbath rest still remains for the people of God; for those who enter God’s rest also cease from their labors as God did from his. Let us therefore make every effort to enter that rest . . . . Hebrews 4:9-11 One of my favorite movie musicals is Fiddler on the Roof.…

An e-mail I sent out

Here’s what I sent to my young adult ministry e-mail list: For nine years I’ve been director of the Office of Young Adult and Campus Ministry. We’ve accomplished some wonderful things together in these years. I’ll always be grateful for your friendship, support, prayers and the hard work you all provided to make a success…

*Sniff*

I’ve been getting lots of calls, visits, and e-mails after my announcement. This one really touched me. I’m saddened to hear that you will be leaving the office soon. In my young adult experience, where people come and go due to jobs and school and such, there has always been the constant for ministry. That…

Vegetarianism

Dom (via Irish Elk, via a very old Saintly Salmagundi post) gives space to a rant by George Rutler against vegetarianism (responding to a letter in Crisis by Daniel Paden of the Catholic Vegetarian Society). Vegetarianism, says Rutler, “contradict(s) the order of grace”; it is “Manichaean,” he says. “Man was made to eat flesh (Genesis…