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Lazarus speaks to a “world shutting down”

In the past two weeks we have heard/said things like this: We are on an uncharted path … Never before in the history of the world … In all my years, I’ve never seen something like this … Whether one … Continue reading

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Freedom from Slavery

When we were teenagers, there were many reasons for which we looked forward to high school graduation.   Graduation was a milestone — the completion of a major part of our education. We looked forward to graduation because we thought … Continue reading

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Eucharist: A Sign of Unity? Or, A Sign of Fragmentation?

When Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s homerun record, many argued that the new record of 61 homeruns in a baseball season should be marked with an asterisk … * … Babe Ruth hit 60 homeruns when baseball had 154 games … Continue reading

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Mine v. Yours v. Ours

Over these past weeks I have been binge watching on NETFLIX.  I have watched the TUDORS and five Seasons of the VIKINGS.  There seems to be a common story behind the different stories.  Whether it was the 7th and 8th … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit Atheism

In late March,  I read an article entitled   The church is suffering from Holy Spirit Atheism written by Franciscan Friar, Fr. Daniel Horan.  I have pondered his words and challenges these past months. And then on his return flight from Romania,  … Continue reading

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Forgiveness – a strange kind of love

How is it possible for the father/parent to forgive the prodigal son/child? To be able to accomplish this form of love and generosity, it seems to me that the father has a deep knowledge of his own humanity and sinfulness … Continue reading

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The TEMPTATION to Blame!

As a fan of the New Orleans’ Saints — I agree that the referees blew a call at the end of the game, that affected the outcome of the game.  If the referees had called passed interference or “targeting”, the … Continue reading

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