Two Dozen

I was ordained to the priesthood twenty-four years ago today, at Christ Church, New Haven. At the time I was still working as chaplain at St Thomas’s Day School on Whitney Ave (Mr Acquavita is still the Head there — hey, Mr. Acquavita!), and second assistant at Christ Church New Haven (under the late Rev.…

Heap Of Stromateis

I have a severe tab-link-backlog. This is the remedy:   • Since we actually live nearer Lochaber than ever before, this would be a possible gift idea, if only we weren’t resistant to the idea of landed nobility.   • Elizabeth Drescher rightly assails the “Web makes us stupid” argument from Nicholas Carr (and, by…

Behind The Scenes

Obviously, Principal Anton Muscatelli has been overlooking my active participation in teacher’s-union activities and student demonstrations, and has embraced the open-access ideology I’ve been promulgating all these years. When this announcement came across my email threshold at first, I ignored it — there had to be a catch, since at this point the University is…