The Rise of the Nuns

By Joe LaGuardia Everyone is making a stink out of the rise of the “nones,” people who do not subscribe to any organized faith or denomination. What about the rise of the “nuns”? A bad pun with a nun?  Not quite.  The Catholic Church in England and Whales is claiming a 25-year record for women recruitment in holyContinue reading “The Rise of the Nuns”

With the retirement of Father John Kieran, Rockdale will be without one of its finest pastors

Psalm 133 joyfully declares, “How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!” (NRSV)  I have experienced this kind of pleasure whenever I get the opportunity to work with other clergy and Christians in our county.  It is invaluable to be on mission with so many gifted pastors and prophets, missionariesContinue reading “With the retirement of Father John Kieran, Rockdale will be without one of its finest pastors”