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Jesus, the Ultimate Alpha: a Personal View

I was a Christian long before I became a Catholic Christian, and that’s another topic. Topics. The point is, I’ve been trying to follow Jesus ever since I was a child. Somewhere along the line, I started noticing a disconnect … Continue reading

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Holy Week: Top of the Charts to Lethal Fiasco

It’s the start of Holy Week, almost the end of Lent. And it’s the 219th anniversary of Heinrich Wilhelm Matthäus Olbers spotting 2 Pallas, an asteroid. But that’s not what I’m talking about today. Today’s Palm Sunday. That’s when we … Continue reading

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COVID-19, Mass and Marriage: It’s Not All About Me

I’ll be discussing face masks and the COVID-19 pandemic, and why I’m not indignant that the Catholic Church hasn’t redefined the Mass or marriage. That second item is my response to Mass and marriage headlines. The items aren’t “news” in … Continue reading

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Texas Power Failure: Winter Storm Uri (and Minnesota)

A winter storm was moving across North America a couple weeks back. By February 15, when The Texas Tribune posted Miguel Gutierrez Jr.’s photo of Austin’s Interstate 35 near Stassney Lane, we were dealing with sub-zero (Fahrenheit) temperatures and serious … Continue reading

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