Saturday, February 07, 2004

Thursday, February 05, 2004

I take no pride in saying I graduated from St. John's University. Academically and spiritually it is not a good school. While I was a student there, several lacrosse players were accused of raping a woman in one of the jocks' apartment. Tonight, on the way home from work I heard that 3 of the school's basketball players are now accused of rape. This is a good reason why Franciscan University of Steubenville gets my donation money and not my alma mater.

Update: Now the woman who made the accusation has been charged with lying. St. John's is still not a good Catholic school though.

Monday, February 02, 2004

Good News (from Long Island!!!)

Forget the boobs who sang at the Superbowl. (Sorry) Fr. Charles Mangano and his sister Laurie have made albums and sang in concert many times for charity. Their Christmas show at Westbury Music Fair raised $70,000, half going to Little Flower Children's Services and half going to The Life Center of Long Island. The Life Center is expanding into my neighborhood and that brings up an interesting story. It seems a pro-life elderly gentleman had the misfortune of living in a run down house in a commercial area. In the shopping center right across from his house, a Planned Parenthood opened. The man makes sure a pro-life organization gets his house: The Life Center of Long Island who renovate and expand it. They are almost ready to open a center for women which will include a sonogram machine! Of course, Planned Parenthood is not happy, this article describes just one of the moves they made to try to stop The Life Center from opening in Massapequa.