mothers & Fatima

May 14, 2017

A few years ago I rediscovered one of the most beautiful and intimate Catholic prayers: the Memorare. It was one of the prayers my father taught to me as a very small child when he put me to bed, but over the years it had slipped off my prayer radar…

Vatican gardens

July 28, 2010

It is only six weeks since I left Italy to begin the Chicago studies at…

back in Italy

July 25, 2010

Late this morning I arrived back in Rome after the ten hour flight from Chicago…

last day

July 23, 2010

Today is the last day of this session of the Liturgical Institute. I have been…

Monday morning

July 19, 2010

It is Monday morning, the last week of classes. Both papers are almost complete (…