Standing at the graveside with the last lingering family members, time seems thick.
"Sam," the voice on the phone said, simply. I was transported back 25 years.
Father James Mallon has borrowed some ideas from Protestants. Many of these ideas were already pretty Catholic.
I have pastored the same church for 18 years. That's not exactly a towering pinnacle, but it does provide some interesting views.
He finished seminary at the head of his class and could have gone on to earn a Ph.D. But he wanted to serve a local congregation--preferably a small one.