More than a symbol

My introduction to the papal flag — see Foundations of Faith (July 2) — came on Sept. 15, 1987. That year, St. John Paul II visited Los … Read More

Downspout inspirations

How do you come up with these ideas? People often ask that about my Foundations of Faith column, that I have written for The Compass since 1997. … Read More

When did the sprinkling start?

We’ve all seen them — especially during the Easter season — but we may not know what to call them. They are the holy water sprinkler and … Read More

When three days become one

Welcome to the longest Welcome to the longest day. No, that’s not a reference to Monday. We have begun the triduum — triduum is a Latin word, … Read More