For those who didn’t know…

…which may include most of you in blogland, I have been appointed temporary administrator of Saint Thomas à Becket while the pastor prepares to leave on a short sabbatical at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He has started his own blog as a way to keep us updated on his adventures, although it currently only has a couple of “experimental” entries.

I see this as a tremendous learning opportunity, as well as a chance to serve in a new way. Please pray for me, as I know I am going to need it.

In keeping with both this new appointment, as well as my newly discovered “Martian” status (see next post), I have decided to post the occasional humourous post regarding my experiences in the parish (to be called “Captain’s Blog”). I think you’ll see what I mean….read on.