Category Archives: being Catholic

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

Internet Friends, Real People

Near the end of a self-help book, the author wrote that social connections we make with others online aren’t “real.” The next sentence said that online communities are “pretend communities.” The author explained that they don’t “come close to fulfilling … Continue reading

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Trinity

I say “in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit” a lot: mostly when I start praying. I generally make the sign of the Cross at the same time. The sign of the Cross is a very “Catholic” … Continue reading

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Living With Consequences

I’ve missed one morning set, and several of the evening prayer sequences, in the routine I started February 13. (February 19, 2017) I’m doing a little better with so far with the Lenten Chaplet. I started that Ash Wednesday. Emphasis … Continue reading

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Olathe: Death and Hope

Murder and attempted murder in the Kansas City metropolitan area last week is international news. If the suspect’s neighbor is right, the ‘drunken mess’ who killed an engineer from India was having trouble dealing with his father’s death.1 I think … Continue reading

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