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Anxiety Optional

Today’s second reading from Philippians 4 says to have “no anxiety at all,” praise God, and “make your requests known to God.” Then we’ll have “the peace of God….” “Have no anxiety at all, but in everything, by prayer and … Continue reading

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Predestination

I think that God knows everything, including what I’ll do for the rest of my life. I also think I have free will, deciding what I do for the rest of my life. I’m not, however, emulating the White Queen. … Continue reading

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Second Collections

The neighborhood parish took a second collection again today. This week’s was to help folks hit by Hurricane Irma. The one before that was for those affected by Harvey. Folks in the Caribbean, Gulf Coast, and Florida weren’t the only … Continue reading

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Love, Hard and Dreadful

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Jeremiah 20:7–9 Romans 12:1–2 Matthew 16:21–27 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas September 3, 2017 One of the first books about Dorothy Day’s Catholic worker movement was entitled, “A … Continue reading

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