Where does he find all this stuff?
A patent American articleIn one sense the answer to the title question is obvious, but in another... week after week? Then again, I suppose if my profession were a bit more closely related to the church and less to ancient integrated circuitry (electronics -- something I was looking at a few minutes ago) I might have the answers.
"As you perhaps know, I haven’t always been a Christian. I didn’t go to religion to make me happy (I always knew a bottle of Port would do that!). If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. I am certain there must be a patent American article on the market which will suit you far better, but I can’t give you any advice on it." (C. S. Lewis, in Answers to Questions on Christianity, 1944)
Fr. McGrath doesn't stop there though and this week's closing bit of humor (sans graphic) seems very timely:
Biblical Humor for the DayOof!
Q. Who was the greatest financier in the Bible?
A. Noah: he was floating his stock while everyone else was in liquidation.
* "Parish e-mail"? We are in the center of high-tech Microsoft country and a lot of parish communications goes by e-mail, though if time is of the essence we fall back to the old standby of phone-trees, though even there one is as likely to dial up (oops -- call!) a cellphone/mobile/handy as a landline.