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A High Standard

Three folks on a streetcar in Utrecht, Netherlands, didn’t get off. Not alive. Someone, maybe the man in that picture, killed them. He’s been caught, apparently no more bodies have been found, and that’s as much as I know so … Continue reading

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World Day of Peace, 2019

For two dozen centuries, at least, a few folks have said that peace is a good idea. Many others have agreed. Making peace a practical reality has remained an elusive goal. But I think we’re closer to it than when … Continue reading

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Trust and Mercy

Divine Mercy Sunday: Acts 4:32–35 1 John 5:1–6 John 20:19–31 (April 8, 2018; this homily is from April 7, 2002) Divine Mercy Sunday, 2018 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas April 8, 2018 (originally April 7, 2002) 20 years ago we … Continue reading

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“Raving Politics”

Quite a few parts of the Bible don’t talk about forgiveness. But quite a few do, and they’re not just in the New Testament. This morning’s second reading doesn’t mention forgiveness directly, but the verse right after it does. They … Continue reading

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