Tag Archives: Easter

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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Happy Death?!

“Happy death” sounds like an oxymoron. Like cold fire, which turns out to be Shakespearean. “…Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health!…” (“Romeo and Juliet,” Act I, Scene I, Romeo; Shakespeare (1597)) A happy death is also something … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

(St. Paul’s church in Sauk Centre, Minnesota. Mass times for 2020 Easter’s live video.) I’ve written about our Lord’s execution and death a few times. But not, if memory serves, leading with an excerpt from the fourth paragraph of “A … Continue reading

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