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Death in the Family

My father-in-law, “Deacon Dad,” had breakfast this morning. My wife and #3 daughter were there, lending a hand. He had been hospitalized recently, returning home a few days back. A priest came later in the morning, with the Eucharist. My … Continue reading

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Life: It’s Been Happening

The last several weeks have been somewhat eventful. Part of my tongue went numb five weeks ago this evening, August 2. It was probably a TIA, transient ischemic attack: a stroke, the sort that doesn’t do permanent damage. As far … Continue reading

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Being Put on Hold

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wisdom 1:13–15, 2:23–24 2 Corinthians 8:7, 13–15 Mark 5:21–43 No Fun When You’re Put on Hold By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 1, 2018 Reverend father’s brothers and sisters in Christ. I suppose we could … Continue reading

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Law, Immigrants and Romans 13

America’s Attorney General apparently said Americans should do what the government tells us to. That’s ‘dog bites man’ news. It’s what government officials do. ‘Man bites dog’ news would be an official telling us to go out and break laws. … Continue reading

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