A loud bark late one night in 1997 inspired me to ask God to send a watchdog or angel to look after my parents’ van, which I had borrowed.
Peace Be With You
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
As one of my part-time jobs, I serve as a security guard.
A fictional little boy who was being punished studied his mother with fascination. Finally he asked, “Why are some of your hairs white, mom?”
Did you hear about the student whose mother had bought him a really cheap dictionary app for his smartphone?
The talented musician, Ludwig, wanted little to do with the Catholic Church or its priests, which isn’t completely surprising.