By Father Timothy Gollob
Special to The Texas Catholic
In the “Save the Date” section of The Texas Catholic, there are always a good many announcements of activities taking place in the various parishes of the diocese. We are all caught up in the ebb and flow of our own local parish, but these events can introduce us to other...Columnists
I have been thinking about Ecclesiastes 3 a good bit lately. “There is an appointed time for everything...a time to be born, and a time to die...a time to keep and a time to lose.” This meditation was occasioned by the illness of my older brother, Michael David.
Thursday, November 21, 20130235Before 1960 I had only vaguely heard about a Massachusetts senator named John Fitzgerald Kennedy. However his was only one name among many politicians; but then something happened. It occurred while I was on a vacation trip to Mexico with two Oklahoma priests. We had stopped on the border for the night. The Democratic Convention had...
Every day there are connections in our lives with the illnesses, with the deaths, with the triumphs of other people. These folks might be our family or our neighbors or just some strangers with whom we happen to share a few moments of time or a little bit of space.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013042I have to admit that the current pope has done some impressive things during this first year of his leadership. It seems that nearly every day some article or some photo shows up in the news which brings gasps of admiration (or dismay) from the world.
There are times during Mass when the choir is holding forth with a beautiful hymn that I find myself thinking out of the box of the sanctuary. Such a musing took place during our magnificent Pentecost celebration recently.Columnists