Day: May 7, 2011

Hope from hurting

Sometimes you have to feel an emotion to its fullest before you can let go of it, but sometimes a (workshop) facilitator or someone who means well will intervene too quickly, because they can’t handle the emotion, and try to make everything better right away. You have to say, let me be weak for a while; then I’ll become strong.

Showing our age

[The main reason for decline] is missing out on one of the dominant demographic trends to emerge from the recent census: the influx of young immigrants into communities across the United States.

Teens seek meaning of Christianity

…our young people do know something about self-sacrifice. When they are confirmed next Saturday, they will be committing themselves to continue on this journey, not because they have all the answers now, but because in their continuing exploration of what it means to be Christian, they believe they can find lives of meaning and purpose.

Immigration update

On Thursday, Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. intervened in a different immigration case involving a same-sex couple, suspending the deportation of a man from Ireland and sending his case back to the immigration appeals court, asking it to consider several possible grounds on which the Irishman might qualify for legal residency.

The vowed life

The Bishop of New York, Dr. Horatio Potter, from the outset grasped the future as they did, and saw and felt that there was an abundant work for them and such as they to do in our Church, under the conditions for which they yearned.