Ah, man. This is depressing: Orbis Books is issuing James Martin's Essential Writings as a volume in its Modern Spiritual Masters series. That's really disappointing. I've really liked what I've seen in this series. I wonder if the book will feature any passages from Martin threatening people with hell if they disagree with his politics (like he seems to do in the last paragraph of this piece).
TDE readers know I have long been interested in Buddhism. I've also long been a fan of Catholic Stuff You Should Know. The two came together in a CSYSK episode last week on Buddhism. Here's the link. Fast forward to minute 15:00.
Welcome to the first annual Day without Immigrants. Sigh. Everything is a parade of idiocy. I guess it was time for my Mexican friends to join. Crazy, loony days we live in.