Category Archives: Catholic

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

This Week: Sunshine, Blue Skies and an Echocardiogram

It hasn’t been quite four years since a small patch on my tongue’s underside went numb. My wife said I should call our town’s emergency room, so I did. I’d long since learned that she’s got common sense. That was … Continue reading

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Independence Day: America and Acting Like Love Matters

(From Balon Greyjoy, via Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.)(Prometheus sculpture for Rockefeller Center’s lower plaza. (Paul Manship, 1934)) It’s been 246 years since a bunch of disgruntled colonists decided that they’d had enough of transatlantic micromanagement. There’s more behind the … Continue reading

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Taking People, Pride and Dignity Seriously: June 2022

(From Luisa Madrid, La Guardia and Wagner Archives; used w/o permission.)(Queens Pride Parade; Queens, New York City (2018)) My news feed tells me it’s Pride Month. Or LGBTQ+ Pride Month. Wikipedia’s page implies that the correct term is LGBT pride. … Continue reading

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Easter: Parades, Eggs, and the Best News Ever

Easter Sunday is a very big deal. It’s “the greatest of all Sundays,” since it’s when we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection. Begin celebrating, actually. The Easter season lasts until Pentecost Sunday: not quite two months from now. Maybe “our Lord’s … Continue reading

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