Cardinal to continue blogging experience

BOSTON -- In what was expected to be the last installment his online venture Oct. 1, the cardinal announced that he intends to continue the effort on a weekly basis.

“With this being my last post from Rome, I am happy to announce to you that I will continue to communicate directly with you through my blog each week when I return to Boston. It’s my hope to make a post once a week, on Friday of each week, starting this coming Friday. So, I invite you back to my blog and look forward to sharing and communicating with you well into the future,” he wrote.

The cardinal launched the Web site,, Sept. 21 as he departed on a 10-day trip to Rome that concluded with his taking possession of his titular church.