Category Archives: being Catholic

Trying to live as if loving God, and my neighbors, matters

Back at Mass

It’s been about four months since I’ve been at Mass. I don’t like that. But I see no point in kvetching about the COVID-19 pandemic, or blaming Minnesota’s governor for trying to keep Minnesotans alive, or our bishop for cooperating … Continue reading

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Storms, COVID-19 and Politics

Several decades back, while I was living with my parents in Moorhead, Minnesota, a radio announcer read the day’s weather forecast. Nothing unusual about that. The forecast was another matter. As I recall, the National Weather Service was telling us … Continue reading

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Back in the Chapel

(Eucharistic adoration in St. Paul’s sanctuary. (Sauk Centre, Minnesota; May 20, 2020)) First, the bad news. We’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the good news. A small part of it. That’s important mostly to folks like me, who … Continue reading

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Another Pandemic Monday

The Covid-19 pandemic persists, but progress progresses here in central Minnesota. And our Peacetime Emergency rules are still changing. Which I think makes sense. Our world, pandemic included, is still changing. I’d be concerned if the rules we use didn’t … Continue reading

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