I went to Mass at St. Patrick’s in Cleveland for St. Patrick’s Day where they read something from the writings of (Who else?): St. Patrick. St. Patrick wrote that God scattered many from Ireland in his day because they weren’t listening to the messages of the priests. Afterwards, I confronted Cleveland Auxiliary Bishop Quinn (who said the Mass). I said that I believed many of his priests didn’t even have much of a credible ‘message’ these days, period. I said, for instance, that while 24,000 people starve to death in the world every day, many of the priests are looking the other way when it comes to comfortable, suburban American lifestyles — [because many of the priests are living comfortable, suburban American lifestyles.] Note: This is just one of so many vignettes where we have stood up for the poor (for the unborn, for the environment, for the immigrant, for children starving in Africa…) one on one, in the media, in speeches… For the past 15 years, Liz, the kids and I have given up our normal lives, our careers, our comfort… and have absolutely poured ourselves out into this campaign. That’s included some 200,000 miles of extensive cross country research and campaigning. Like other campaigns, we need ongoing donations to keep on. If you can help: Schriner Presidential Election Committee, 2100 W. 38th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113.