I’ve just received an e-mail from the host of a talk show on Catholic radio suggesting that I write a book on the social teaching of the Church as manifested in Literature. I’m sharing the e-mail and my reply to it, and also the essay to which I refer.
To the gracious members of The Inner Sanctum, join me and gather around the hearth for the ninth podcast of my new series, "Home is Where the Hearth is."
“Hey! Chickens! Get out of the car!” This was the yell I heard as we were preparing to leave for Mass on Ash Wednesday. Susannah had evidently left the minivan open while going back and forth from the house and had returned to discover the chickens exploring its interior.