The Dispatch

Should I stay or should I go?

March 18, 2021 S. Kirk Pierzchala 18

In the 1981 hit song by The Clash, “Should I Stay Or Should I Go?”, the singer weighs the pros and cons of remaining in a turbulent romantic relationship. He recognizes that both scenarios will […]

Books

A Novitiate for Eternity

August 15, 2019 Timothy D. Lusch 6

Death generally makes for unsettling reading. Unless, of course, we’re talking about true crime fanatics or mystery lovers. Those people can’t get enough of it. But death, especially our own—The Big One, the thing none […]

The Dispatch

Longing to Remember

April 23, 2019 Timothy D. Lusch 1

“The Church became for me an inspirer of remembrance.” — Dom Erik Varden, OCSO The inferno at Cathedral Notre-Dame de Paris left behind more than smoke-damaged stained glass and charred eight-hundred-year-old oak beams. Lingering after the […]