Tag: The Vortex

Adios Latino Catholics

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Years ago, my husband and I belonged to a parish with a large Hispanic population.  Some of them started leaving to start their own churches in little store fronts in the neighborhood.  Our associate pastor at the time was frustrated by their exodus.  It didn’t seem to matter what he said they still left. Their... Read more »

Our Blessed Lord and the Hobbit

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When I was in high school everyone was reading The Lord of the Rings.  I think I picked it up once but soon abandoned it.  Fantasy was never my thing.  And to this day, I haven’t read it. I have always loved to read until I got to high school.  Reading “literature” killed it for... Read more »

A Sexual Fantasy World

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Talking with our kids about sex can be awkward.  After my parents argued about the subject, my father handed me a paperback book, complete with illustrations! Back then, I wasn’t pummeled with sexual images from the media, unless you can call reading the articles in Playboy being pummeled.  It was a very different world back... Read more »