Tag Archives: Joe Cronin

Standing Watch in Morristown

By Charlie Johnston On July 17, 2015, I pulled into Newark, New Jersey on a Greyhound Bus. (Hopefully it will be my last bus ride for a while. Mary, who schedules everything, had been trying to get me to fly. … Continue reading

Posted in Speaking Tour | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 30 Comments

Sorrow and Joy

By Charlie Johnston I visited and grieved with George Cronin on Sunday. I am not ready to write about it yet. It was brutally hard having waited so long, then the day before we were to finally joyfully meet, lose … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Bulletin, Tragic News

By Charlie Johnston I was looking forward to giving you a full and happy update on Joseph Cronin on Monday. Tomorrow afternoon, I was scheduled to visit with the Cronins at their New Jersey home. While Joseph was still in … Continue reading

Posted in Solidarity | Tagged | 103 Comments

Prayer Needs and True Trust

By Charlie Johnston A couple of quick prayer requests and a clarification borne by a wonderfully helpful reader’s serious prayer request… First, early this month, ISIS kidnapped members of the St. Vincent de Paul Society in Syria. The savages say … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Solidarity | Tagged | 139 Comments

Joseph Cronin Update; March 9, 2015

By Charlie Johnston In most ways, things have been going very well for the Cronin family. For George and Susan, the top priority since getting young Joseph transferred to the hospital in New Jersey that is committed to working to … Continue reading

Posted in Solidarity | Tagged , , , | 69 Comments

Signposts – Breaking the Tablets

By Charlie Johnston The rule of law, simple fair play, is dead. Rather than a system for discerning and dispensing justice, it has become a blunt instrument to bludgeon political and ideological opponents. First up, I will have a full … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Signposts, The Storm | Tagged , , , , , , | 88 Comments

Back to the Mountain

By Charlie Johnston We have a large snowstorm that is supposed to hit tonight, so I am headed back into the mountains this afternoon while I can. Once it snows seriously up there, I am there until it melts off. … Continue reading

Posted in General | Tagged | 61 Comments

Musings – The End of the Beginning

By Charlie Johnston It has been a very busy couple of weeks – for the world as well as for me. I planned to do a massive Musings column today…then realized getting in so much you would choke on it … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Musings, Spiritual Preparation, The Storm | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 143 Comments

Novena to Our Lady of Lourdes for Joseph Cronin: Final Day

When the wine failed, the mother of Jesus said to Him, “They have no wine.” And Jesus said to her, “O woman, what have you to do with Me? My hour has not yet come.” His mother said to the … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , | 23 Comments

Update on Joey Cronin

By Charlie Johnston Young Joey Cronin is now safely at Children’s Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, New Jersey (it is a tiny suburb of Newark and the hospital commonly is identified as being near the larger town of New Brunswick, New … Continue reading

Posted in Solidarity | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments