Belated Good Fridays w/Padre: B-Day Thx

Sorin Reading Paper

It was awfully nice of the University to remember my 200th birthday on February 6.  I am very grateful that I haven’t been forgotten…since everyone has been riding my cassock-tails since roughly 1842.  I was honored that the Dining Hall put on a legitimate French spread.  I’m sorry for all you good, … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Metaphor

The Lord

Football is legendarily the “game of inches.”  But so is life.  We do not win all at once.  We win inches at a time.  There is no such thing as a one quarter victory.  We play for 60 minutes, just as we live for all the years God has appointed for us.  Every down is an opportunity – no punt is a … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Our Forces

HLS EFS CSC Nun and Plane

Evidently we’re playing something called the Air Force Academy this weekend.  I’ve never really understood what an “Air Force” actually is.  We never had one in France – and if we had (let’s be honest) they would have found a way to surrender promptly.  We never had an Air Force back when I was … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: Armageddon

HLS EFS CSC New Stadium

The Revelation of the 86th meeting between Notre Dame and USC, which The BVM gave unto him, to show unto his Irish, things which must shortly come to pass; and She sent and signified it by a really freaky dream unto Her servant Edward.  Blessed are they who read this, and they who hear the words of … [Read more...]

Good Fridays w/Padre: True Colors

HLS EFS CSC Ireland Green

Green is good.  It’s the color of God’s green earth.  Green is the shade of Ireland – 40 shades of Ireland.  Green is one of OUR colors.  Not the ugly reptilian green of Michigan State; not the olivetan green of Tulane and their wave.  This is Irish Green…shall we say Kelly Green.  What wonderful … [Read more...]