Empty Hats: The Silent and Ever Pervasive Scourge of the Old Catholic/ISM Movement

A few years ago, about midstream in our growth as a parish, I was interviewed at our Blue Bell location by Father Rick Romero. Sometime during the interview, Father asked me about why I didn’t work harder to promote or identify with the ISM movement. I said very directly that I really could care less about […]

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The Faces of Homelessness is Apparently a Dirty Business

As many know, our parish is home to the latest exhibit of the WE ARE ALL HOMELESS project. We are, together with so many others, enhancing our vision to help the marginalized, improving the way homeless persons are given their humanity back, deepening our call to support those persons experiencing homelessness, and broadening the ways […]

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Evangelism Comes to Saint Miriam this Lent The Dirty Word in Catholics?

Since the Holy Father, Pope John Paul II, called the Church to a new “horizon of evangelization,” there has been increased interest in the mission of evangelization. Parishes and dioceses throughout the United States have active evangelization teams and offices of evangelization. Yet, as central as evangelization is to the mission and life of the […]

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