Frj82’s Blog

October 4, 2010

Synod, Take 1!

Although I went to college at University of Hartford for “Professional and Technical Writing,” I did quite a bit of coursework with Philosophy, Communications, English, and Journalism.  Enough so that I could have “triple minored” if there was such a thing…which there isn’t.  Double, yes.  My only goal was to not say anything that would get my in trouble with… (more…)


December 11, 2008

Wednesdays take their toll…

I am now much more than 24 hours removed, but I still feel it in my bones.  On Wednesdays during Advent at St. Stanislaus Cathedral, I wake up at a little after 4 in the morning to make sure the church is unlocked and warmed for 5am Rorate Mass.  Yeah, until a couple of years ago, I didn’t know there was a 5am either.  (more…)

October 28, 2008

October God’s Field Article

This is my “Election Edition” article that is up for publication in the PNCC’s official newspaper “God’s Field.”  I think it gives a good taste of my brand of writing.

Being Politically Apolitical


I actually would have preferred the title “Being Politically Unpolitical,” but turns out that “unpolitical” is not a word.  No matter, it simply helps to convey the message that has taken over our country for the last few weeks and will certainly only grow more predominant over the next few.

Politics.  A tough thing to talk about in America because of the system in place that has a “if you are not with me, you are against me” sort of feel to it.  It is rather funny, as it brings me back (only) a few short years ago to a politics class at the University of Hartford, my alma mater.  An entire week was spent on how somehow in our nation’s history, democracy got sort of crumpled up and when we uncrumpled it (sorry, another fake word), we ended up with a two party system.  Sure, there is nothing “broken” about it, it is just a little crumpled, if you will. (more…)

October 27, 2008

My First Post

Hello everyone.  For everyone here, my name is Jason Soltysiak…or Father Jason to most.  I am a priest of the Polish National Catholic Church.  I am currently at St. Stanislaus Cathedral, which you can visit online by going to (more…)

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