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Advent: Our Long Watch

‘Tis the season for frantic shopping, eye-popping light shows in suburban front yards, and Christmas television specials. It’s also the start of Advent. This is a season when we look back at ancient hopes for a Messiah, and our Lord’s … Continue reading

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Seeing the Big Picture

Today’s Mass is something new, introduced by Pius XI in 1925. We’ve had it on the last Sunday in Ordinary Time since 1970. Focusing on who and what our Lord is seems like a good way to wrap up the … Continue reading

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Love. And Science

Pharisees and Sadducees had been important and respected folks for about two centuries by the time our Lord talked about love. They agreed on quite a bit. Maybe more than they realized. But they didn’t see assorted political, social, and … Continue reading

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New Windows

(Adoration chapel windows in Sauk Centre, Minnesota.) I’ve spent an hour at the adoration chapel almost every week for a few years now. Signing up seemed like a good idea at the time. It still does. But this sort of … Continue reading

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