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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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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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