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Prepare the Way

Denouncing sin and sinful influences was a favorite activity in my youth, at least for many radio preachers and the more outraged Christian folks. I think they were sincere. Their antics started me thinking, which eventually led me to become … 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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California Murders, and Remembering

I hadn’t planned on writing about murder and getting a grip this week. Or next. But another multiple murder is international news. “California shooting: Schoolteachers ‘saved’ children from gunman” BBC News (November 15, 2017) “A gunman who killed four people … Continue reading

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Murder — Again — Still

That’s Devin Patrick Kelley, and First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. We’re still not sure why he opened fire on the folks gathered for worship yesterday morning. At the moment, it looks like he was in a snit because … Continue reading

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