Bach and Franck

Tonight I was back at my former parish, St. Theresa’s in Sugar Land, for the first time in over a year. The occasion: an organ concert by Dr. Gregory Hamilton, performing works of J. S. Bach, Cesar Franck, Dom Paul Benoit, et al. Alan had mentioned it, so I figured it would be a good…

Vatican Won’t Let Mormons Copy Records

The Vatican has decreed that Catholic parishes must not let Mormons copy sacramental records. What they don’t realize is that it isn’t just Mormons who depend upon the LDS library for genealogical research–and that some parishes are more cooperative than others when family members ask to see records.

A Strange Story

In the news in Houston: Roland Carnaby claimed to be a CIA agent, and was the president of the local chapter of former intelligence employees. But a recent traffic stop led to a chase and then to Carnaby being shot and killed by police. Lots of questions are being asked now about Carnaby–and about police…