Low times for Catholic Highs

  The Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced the other day that two of its long time iconic high schools, North Catholic and Cardinal Dougherty, would be closing at the end of the current school year. Reaction from students and their families at the two schools, each of which had once held the distinction of being the … Continue reading Low times for Catholic Highs

We’re not supposed to mention race…but I’m gonna

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama at Democratic primary debates in Philadelphia during October 2007   When evaluating someone as a person, or professionally, or for a position, their race should not matter, right? Almost everyone would agree with this statement. Not all people, but most everyone, no matter their background. Certainly this would be most folk’s … Continue reading We’re not supposed to mention race…but I’m gonna

Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy doomsdays of summer

  Well, it’s now August the 23rd, and we are all still alive, thank God. For those of you who may have missed out, and thus not been aware of your impending demise, yesterday was thought by some to be a possible “Doomsday” date. You remember Doomsday, right? End of the world. Armageddon. End times … Continue reading Roll out those lazy, hazy, crazy doomsdays of summer