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Fourth of July, and Both Kinds at Mass! Whee!

I heard the occasional snap-crackle-boom of fireworks last night. Someone in the neighborhood, I’m guessing. Sauk Centre’s municipal fireworks show is usually during Sinclair Lewis Days. I don’t know if that’ll happen this year, what with the drought. And the … Continue reading

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Death at the Capitol: “Something Isn’t Working”

America’s 2020 presidential election is over. Its aggravation isn’t. I’m one of the many folks who opted to vote by mail. Election results weren’t entirely good or bad news from my viewpoint. This month’s news hasn’t been all bad. Even … Continue reading

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I am Not Samuel: But I’m Someone

Today’s first reading, 1 Samuel 3 3b:–10, 19, talks about ‘Samuel’s call.’ That’s the time God called Samuel. Several times. Finally, on call number three, Samuel said “Speak, for your servant is listening.” (1 Samuel 3:10) So, what’s that to … Continue reading

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New COVID-19 Vaccines: Goodish News, Ethical Issues

The first shipments of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine arrived in America this week. Folks are getting immunized, including health care workers. I think that’s good news. But the pandemic isn’t over yet. This year’s New Year’s Eve street party in NYC’s … Continue reading

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