The Dispatch

“New lifestyles”

March 28, 2020 William L. Patenaude 8

“The storm exposes our vulnerability and uncovers those false and superfluous certainties around which we have constructed our daily schedules, our projects, our habits and priorities. It shows us how we have allowed to become […]

The Dispatch

Nature and the Mass

April 9, 2019 William L. Patenaude 5

During an eco-talk in another diocese, a participant shared with me how her parish celebrated Masses for creation. Special readings were read and hymns were sung, and the entrance procession, she said, included a child […]

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Special Report

Catholic Rural Life

November 24, 2014 William L. Patenaude 0

“Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, for through your goodness we have received the bread we offer you: fruit of the earth and work of human hands, it will become for us the […]