"He instinctively can find the shining greatness of our American culture and does a good job of highlighting it (although he also does have those rare lapses when he writes about hockey, but that is something caused by impurities in the Eastern waters or something)." Erik Keilholtz
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Mark C. N. Sullivan is an editor at a Massachusetts university. He is married and the father of three children. Email
Blessings for bees, beer, seismographs, lime-kilns, blast furnaces, railway cars, mobile film units, for anything at all – they're included in the handy and comprehensive Roman Ritual from 1964, posted online here. (Via JWZ and the Holy Whapping [Aug. 26])
A Holy Whapping post on a monsignor's blessing of sea scouts produced a frenzy of POD one-upsmanship in the comment box.