Posted on Jun 20, 2010 in From the Pastor Columns
FROM THE PASTOR: June 20, 2010
Philadelphia summer has descended, with its famous heat and humidity. If you are like me, the weather may be making you a bit tired and cranky. (We are fickle creatures; mere months ago, we were whining and complaining about the dreadful blizzards of Winter 2009-2010!) Anyway, I was more than usually grateful when a parishioner, recently returned from a trip to Ireland, presented me with a copy of “The Jesus Jokebook” by Des MacHale (Cork, IE: Mercier Press, 2007).
The author, himself a staunch Catholic, acknowledges that religious...