Monthly Archives: July 2017

Dealing With Cystic Fibrosis

A “Benefit for Teri (Sanden) Starkey” notice was on the Our Lady of Angels bulletin board this Sunday. The event was Saturday, July 29, and in Litchfield; a town south and a bit east of here, about an hour and … Continue reading

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The “most disturbing image” gag in Wiley Miller’s Non Sequitur comic depends on a fairly common misunderstanding of Catholic belief. The important word in that sentence is misunderstanding. Papal infallibility doesn’t mean that. I’m none too pleased that Catholic beliefs … Continue reading

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Fukushima, Six Years Later

The Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster could have been much worse. But it may have been avoidable. Meltdowns and non-nuclear explosions at the power plant didn’t directly kill anyone. More than 40 patients who were evacuated from a nearby hospital died … Continue reading

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Jesus, the Parable Teller

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Wisdom 12:13, 16–19 Romans 8:26–27 Matthew 13:24–43 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 23, 2017 Deacon Dick Folger writes a simple little footnote to the readings of this … Continue reading

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