Tag Archives: common good

Memorial Day Weekend 2020

Memorial Day is when we honor those who died while serving in this nation’s military. Or it’s the unofficial first day of summer. Both Memorial Day perspectives have their traditions. This year, we’re trying to deal with a pandemic while … Continue reading

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Mass Suspended: COVID-19 and the Common Good

Catholic churches in the St. Cloud diocese aren’t shutting down. Pastoral care will continue. But today our bishop announced that public Masses won’t happen in the diocese until after April 13: “Bishop Kettler: Public Masses in diocese suspended through April … Continue reading

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Apollo 11, 50 Years Later

Apollo 11’s Lunar Module reached Mare Tranquillitatis fifty years ago this month. I remember hearing Neil A. Armstrong announce the landing site’s name: “Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.” A few hours later, Armstrong opened the Lunar Module’s … Continue reading

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Disasters, Deaths, Decisions

I figure the best way to deal with a hurricane or typhoon is to be somewhere else. That’s not always possible, so ‘how to survive’ advice generally talks about how to cope with wind, rain and flooding. Some advice may … Continue reading

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