Monthly Archives: March 2012

To betray oneself

     We have all known “fair-weather” friends and “fickle” fans.  We’ve seen the good-time fellas who like to hang around when everything is good.  They can join the party and the laughter.  They are around for the fun and the … Continue reading

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“Now and at the hour of our death”

     Before making our first communion, the “Hail Mary” was one of the prayers we all learned.  Now, we can pray the prayer automatically.  Maybe we have not thought recently, but as we pray, we are asking the Blessed Mother … Continue reading

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Daylight SAVINGS time

    Last weekend we observed the ritual of “springing forward”, i.e. moving our clocks ahead one hour.  Though most of us focus on the hour [of sleep] lost, the point in moving from standard time to daylight savings time is … Continue reading

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Other gods? Me? Of course not!

     All of us who have engaged in catechetical ministry know the challenge of teaching the Ten Commandments to children.  If we expect students to memorize the 10 commandments before first Eucharist, that makes it even tougher.  We are usually … Continue reading

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