The Periodic Necessity of Making God Your Only Companion

St. John of the Cross

Even Jesus didn't stay "connected" all the time.  "There must be times when a soul petitions the Father in solitude," says Mark Bauerlein in First Thing's Prayer in the Facebook Age.  

Novus Ordo Watch has translated into English the early 20th century "Apostolic Letter of Pope Leo XIII to Cardinal Pietro Respighi, Vicar General of Rome," in which Leo "laments and condemns the preaching and proselytism of Protestants in the city of Rome, Italy."

You remember The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan?  Well, it turns out that Pollan grew up in a home where all the family gathered for a home-cooked dinner every night.  Now his mom and sisters are writing a cookbook.  This Huffington Post piece spotlights their individual talents and provides a bonus:  Six recipes are included at the end of the article.

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