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Science and Religion

I’ve seen a few op-eds saying that science needn’t interfere with religious beliefs. Some even said that science and religion, faith and reason, get along fine. Those were nearly always Catholic publications. The one I saw this week was in … Continue reading

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“Do Not be Afraid”

4th Sunday of Advent: 2 Samuel 7:1–5, 8b-12, 14a-16 Romans 16:25–27 Luke 1:26–38 (Advent?? This post is late.) 4th Sunday of Advent, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas December 24, 2017 Good! Now try to imagine yourself describing the scene … Continue reading

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Presenting the Holy Family

Today’s official name is the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph. That’s a mouthful, so folks around here generally call it Holy Family Sunday. We don’t see much of the Holy Family in the Gospels, or … Continue reading

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Rejoicing Anyway

If I thought my faith depended on feeling cheerful, I’d be worried. Since I’m a Catholic, I think faith is willingly and consciously embracing “the whole truth that God has revealed.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 142–150) Faith is easier … Continue reading

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