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Formerly a parish priest, Fr. Peter Daly writes about living the faith while trying to be open to the world around us.
Priestly Diary: During this coronavirus shutdown, I have been working on projects at home, like my "death box." Not an attractive name, but a necessary part of planning for death in our culture.
Priestly Diary: Like the Black Plague, COVID-19 will probably have some long-term impact on the Catholic Church. I suspect that it will accelerate two seemingly contradictory trends.
Priestly Diary: Not much is moving around me in Washington, in this season of coronavirus. What is it that the church can offer now in this time of isolation? Spiritual wisdom.
Priestly Diary: Ambition is one of the worst and most destructive features of clericalism. It is time to take all the vestiges of the Papal States to the junk yard.