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Christmas: Still Celebrating

Christmas comes but once a year. It’s a time for exchanging gifts, family get-togethers and awkward office parties. December is a time for joyous preparation, frazzled shopping and holiday-themed music. It’s “Santa’s big scene.” Children see their first Christmas window … Continue reading

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Enjoying Another Christmas

It’s been two months since wrote this blog’s first “journal” entry: sharing what I’m doing or what I’ve done. It seemed like a good idea, at the time. Particularly since this blog’s tagline is “Following Catholic beliefs and practices in … Continue reading

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Epiphany: Still Shining

While writing about Epiphany, I meandered past Gothic cathedrals, kings and chancellors, and some of what’s happened over the last two millennia. The magi, too: the first of many from all nations who recognized and welcomed the good news our … Continue reading

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Peace: Optional

We’ll be hearing Luke 2:1–14 during the Christmas Mass During the Night. The first half leads with A-list VIPs. The second starts with folks at the other end of society’s ladder. I’ll be talking about VIPs, shepherds and status. Also … Continue reading

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