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Mother’s Day, and Mary

Upwards of 40 countries celebrate mothers at some point during each year. America’s Mother’s Day doesn’t seem to connect with Phrygia’s cult of Cybele or Japan’s Haha no Hi, apart from being a recognition of motherhood. Our Mother’s Day has … Continue reading

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The Eighth Day: Two Millennia and Counting

Easter is when we celebrate “the crowning truth of our faith in Christ.” (Catechism of the Catholic Church, 638) It’s among the top major events so far. Depending on how you count them, there have been only three to six: … Continue reading

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Trinity

I say “in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit” a lot: mostly when I start praying. I generally make the sign of the Cross at the same time. The sign of the Cross is a very “Catholic” … Continue reading

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Living With Consequences

I’ve missed one morning set, and several of the evening prayer sequences, in the routine I started February 13. (February 19, 2017) I’m doing a little better so far with the Lenten Chaplet. I started that Ash Wednesday. Emphasis on … Continue reading

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