Well, we had a great feast day here today in Haiti. Fr. Yves Etienne and I concelebrated the 6:30AM Ste. Rose parish Mass, and since then (it is now after midnight); one of the rhythmic but plaintive Haitian Marian anthems from the post-communion reflection period has been going thru my head. Going thru my head, […]
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Before leaving again for Haiti, I stopped by the Loyola Medical Center ICU room of Fr. Joe Walter, whom I had enjoyed dinner with on Tuesday last, but who had been taken ill with an aortic aneurysm on Thursday evening. Fr. Joe is really struggling, and knowing how he has savored his independance over the […]
When I started this Blog, I had the notion that, despite my inclinations and personal bent, I needed to promote the biomedical and research work that Notre Dame and the Holy Cross Congregation are involved with in Haiti. I indicated in that 1st entry that this was not an act of promotion, necessarily, but an […]
JMJ Feast of St. Stephen, Protomartyr 26 December 2011 Dear friends and co-workers: Diana Green’s photo of a Haitian child with Santa’s hat, sent last week from our campus office, was just too cute . . . I didn’t even want to try to compete with that photo for your attention, or with her very nice Christmas […]