Sharing

Sharing

As the year comes to a close, I suppose it is natural to have thoughts and conversations drift toward the holidays.  After all, within the span of just two months, our nation celebrates Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year.  Various faiths and cultures...
Making A Difference

Making A Difference

The sky outside our windows on Thursday had an eerie, yellow-orange tone, and rain fell throughout the day.  It was the kind of day Fr. Tom Zelinski might call “contemplative”. Rather than taking the time to contemplate, though, everyone here at St. Anthony’s had...
Dance in the Snow

Dance in the Snow

Sister Snow made her first appearance of the season on Thursday evening.  The flurries were few in number and disappeared when they hit the ground, but they brought the unmistakable message that winter is not far off.  On Friday, the flurries were larger and more...
Echoes of the Past

Echoes of the Past

The House Chronicles from 1950 and 1970 were both strangely quiet for a couple of weeks.  Then just as strangely, both had substantial entries dated October 13th: 1950:  Guest Lecturer  We clerics were privileged to have Father Nerius speak to us on October 13th. ...
Second Summer

Second Summer

September began with temperatures below normal; in fact, they were down-right chilly.  Then JustBob fired up the boilers, and within a few days the temperatures climbed into the 70’s and even hit 80 one day.  Then last week, overnight lows were back down to to the low...