It’s not very often that I can celebrate an unqualified success, but last week my long-awaited, much-delayed, and completely-deserved promotion came through. Not only did it represent a substantial increase to my salary, but I am told it was an unprecedented figure for someone at my level. The remark was made by multiple people that… Continue reading »


A Piece of Schutte

I wrote this letter; it will likely not be published. Suffice it to say, the state of modern Catholic hymns is pitiable indeed. An entrenched establishment, holding onto the conventions of a bygone era and failing to communicate the deeper connection to God so necessary to retain followers and save souls? Sounds a bit like… Continue reading »