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God Doesn’t Make Junk

We live in a material world. I like it, a lot. Quite a few folks have felt the same way. “You adorn the year with your bounty; your paths drip with fruitful rain. “The meadows of the wilderness also drip; … Continue reading

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Celebrating Ever Since

We hear quite a bit of Luke 2 during the Christmas Masses, including this: “Now there were shepherds in that region living in the fields and keeping the night watch over their flock. “The angel of the Lord appeared to … Continue reading

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Still Rejoicing

My father reminded me of this good advice when I was in my teens: “…whatever is true, … whatever is lovely, … think about these things.” My response was something like ‘…because they won’t last.’ I wasn’t happy about saying … Continue reading

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“Good News of Great Joy”

The Christmas Mass marathon — that’s not what it’s called — started yesterday with the Vigil Mass. Mass During the Night was next, followed by Mass at Dawn and Mass During the Day. I didn’t go to all four, I … Continue reading

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