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Advent 2021: Another Year of Our Long Watch

It’s that time of year. Daily reminders of how many shopping days remain before Christmas fill some with dread, others with relief. Folks enjoy, endure or try to ignore another season of “Jingle Bells,” “Santa Baby” and “Frosty the Snowman.” … Continue reading

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Reading, Writing, Preferences, Priorities, and Acts 1:8

I enjoy reading. Some folks don’t. I have no idea what fraction of readers boast of their bookish practices. Or how many non-readers argue that reading is a waste of time. Apart, perhaps, from their occasional dip into a how-2 … Continue reading

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Taking to the (Digital) Streets: Advent and Social Media

I still see the occasional “REPENT, THOU WRETCHED SINNER” stuff in my social media feeds. But I very strongly suspect that fire and brimstone fundraisers are passé, and have been for decades. Maybe I’d get more attention if I ranted, … Continue reading

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New on Blogroll+ — Word on Fire Catholic Ministries

I finished reading “Letter to a Suffering Church” this weekend. It’s Bishop Robert Barron’s discussion of the sexual abuse scandal that’s been momentarily eclipsed by election-year sturm und drang. And that’s a topic for another day. Topics. The book’s publisher … Continue reading

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