May 2015 archive of Blog
Posted by Bob Herz on 5/23/15
Are Churches Really Failing the Poor?
Last week two prominent Americans — an eminent social scientist and the president of the United States — decided to answer the question: How have America’s churches failed the poor? Their answer was one deeply congenial to the progressive mind: They’ve been too ... Read More »
Posted by Bob Herz on 5/12/15
MOTHER’S DAY 2015
I THINK THAT EVERYBODY IN THE COUNTRY WHO WAS WATCHING THE BALTIMORE RIOT SAW TOYA GRAHAM THE FRANTIC MOTHER WHO RAN AFTER HER SIXTEEN YEAR OLD SON TO KEEP HIM OUT OF HARM’S WAY. AT ONE POINT SHE SAID: “IS HE THE PERFECT BOY? NO, ... Read More »
Posted by Bob Herz on 5/10/15
The best mothers teach us about our other mothers: the Blessed One who makes her Son our brother, and the Mystical One, into which we were baptized.
Our nation’s Mother’s Day was the worthy idea of a lady, Anna Jarvis, in West Virginia, but it took the promotion of Philadelphia’s department-store ... Read More »
Posted by Bob Herz on 5/03/15
I AM THE GOOD SHEPHERD. THE GOOD SHEPHERD LAYS DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS SHEEP.
IN THE BOOK OF KINGS WE READ THAT KING SAUL WAS LOOKING FOR A SOLDIER TO TAKE ON THE GIANT GOLIATH WHO WAS THREATENING THE FORCES OF ISRAEL. NO ONE SHOWED UP TO VOLUNTEER ... Read More »