Posts from January 2016

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PING PONG AT ITS WORST

by Nancy Moist

Back in the day of the Richard Nixon administration, when the US and China engaged in diplomatic overtures, the term ping pong diplomacy was used. In more recent times, including our own Holy Father Pope Francis, the reference to the dignity of every human being, (those of us blessed to be enjoying the beauty of […]

WHEN EVERYONE HAS THE SNIFFLES

by Nancy Moist

If you have a sore throat or a bad cold this time of year, you will surely talk to someone who will remark, “It is going around, a lot of people are sick in the office.” Our Lord will remark that He has come to us precisely because it is the sick who are in […]

THINGS TO REMEMBER IN A NEW YEAR

by Nancy Moist

I would think that it goes without saying that as the New Year is fully underway, events in each of our lives are better understood from the vantage point of our station in life. After a bad year in football, both in college and the NFL, we readily understand as the final moments of the season […]

POETRY IN MOTION?

by Nancy Moist

If you have been Catholic for a while, you may have proof of your affiliation; holy cards, novenas or attendance at Parish retreats or missions on occasion.  In the Divine Office for December 21, the priest reads “when the Lord comes again, will he find faith on the face of the earth?” Every time I […]