|Quotable & Notable|
Issue Date: March 24, 2006
Quotable & Notable
When I saw Hunter kneeling down to pray in his bedroom, I was convinced that now was the time.
-- Patsy Okes, who is in the catechumate at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Sheffield Lake, Ohio, explaining how the example of her 7-year-old son Hunter inspired her to join the church
We welcome this invitation to reflection and to dialogue.
-- Cardinal Marc Ouellet of Quebec announcing at a news conference that Canadian bishops will meet with the 19 priests who published a letter of dissent from recent church documents on homosexuality last month
I dont work much during March Madness.
-- Alex Bitz, 24, a computer engineer quoted by the Denver Post. Challenger, Gray & Christmas, an employment research firm, estimates the NCAA basketball tournament will cost businesses $3.8 billion in lost productivity.
In death as in life, [Slobodan] Milosevic deprives millions of justice.
-- Wesley Clark, former NATO commander and 2004 Democratic presidential candidate, writing in The Wall Street Journal
I think the churchs job in politics is to make all of us feel guilty about something.
-- Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne at a Boston College forum on politics, faith and public policy. In the last election, he said, the church did not seem to be an equal opportunity guilt-producer.
National Catholic Reporter, March 24, 2006
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