A fictional little boy who was being punished studied his mother with fascination. Finally he asked, “Why are some of your hairs white, Mom?”
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A weekly column offering a Christian and Catholic perspective by native Maderan John Rieping, a graduate of Mt. Angel Seminary who spent 4 1/2 years in formation at Mount Angel Abbey. His website is http://wambly.weebly.com
Did you hear about the student whose mother had bought him a really cheap dictionary app for his smartphone? He couldn’t find the words to thank her.
A joke tells of a notorious anti-Catholic who reluctantly agreed to go to a Mardi Gras carnival with a friend.
A U.S. tourist in Ireland marveled when he spotted familiar bottles of American beer behind the counter of a pub. “I see you have Bud Light over here now,” he commented.
One morning after Mass, a little boy supposedly announced, “Mom, I want to be a priest when I grow up!”
“That’s fine with me,” she replied, “but why?”