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Death in Las Vegas, and Life

My plans for today did not include writing about mass murder on the Las Vegas Strip and rush hour panic in Wimbledon. Instead of trying to ignore what is now international headline news, I decided to look for whatever useful … 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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Love, Hard and Dreadful

22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Jeremiah 20:7–9 Romans 12:1–2 Matthew 16:21–27 22nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas September 3, 2017 One of the first books about Dorothy Day’s Catholic worker movement was entitled, “A … Continue reading

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Taking God Seriously

We live in a big world. We’ve known that for a long time, and have been impressed. “How great are your works, LORD! How profound your designs!” (Psalms 92:6) But impressive as what we see is, God is greater: almighty, … Continue reading

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