Thursday, March 24, 2005

DOUBT, the play and the famous kind

I have not been blogging for a while due to some medical factors that may now be on their way to remedy. Say a prayer. Yesterday, Fr Dave Dwyer and I saw DOUBT, the play by John Patrick Shanley. It is a masterpiece of reflection and wise insight. Basically, he tells the story of a 1964 nun and parish priest engaged in conflict over the nun's suspicions that the priest may be molesting the only Afro-America kid in the Bronx school. Shanley gives us a huge area of inner reality in which we can question, and probe, all certainties, religious or otherwise. If you are in NY, be sure and see DOUBT.