Monthly Newspaper • DIOCESE OF BRIDGEPORT

Articles By: Thomas H. Hicks

Timeless Moments June 4th, 2019 - They seem to bob into consciousness without announcement or connection—images of people and places. A multitude of figures and scenes, fragmented recollections, show up at… Read More ››
One River, Many Streams June 29th, 2018 - Never write up a diary on the Day itself. It needs much longer than that to know what happened. Christopher Morley, D-Day Plus X Sooner… Read More ››
Going deeper June 4th, 2018 - “What is truth?” (Pontius Pilate, John 18:38) Truth is a serious matter. Truth is the pathway to happiness and freedom. The Book of Sirach tells… Read More ››
The Black Carriage November 17th, 2017 - Again it is stern November— “no butterflies, no bees, no fruits, no flowers, no leaves, no birds—November!” (Thomas Hood). The aged year is near its… Read More ››
The Antechamber to Heaven June 21st, 2017 - “They come! The merry months of beauty, song, and flowers. They come! The gladsome months.” (William Motherwell, “The Merry Summer Months”) A new summer has… Read More ››
The Law of Life February 2nd, 2016 - Life as we know it is inextricable from change. Nothing stays still. Everything that has its beginning on earth must someday come to an end;… Read More ››
Isaiah and Willy Loman February 25th, 2015 - Isaiah prophesied during the eighth century B.C. He is said to be the prophet who brings out the eloquence in God (“For the mountains may… Read More ››
Meeting Oneself January 21st, 2015 - Potpourri “You have to live your life forward, but you can only understand it backward.” (Soren Kierkegaard) I have now my full share of years and… Read More ››