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The Immaculate Conception and a Legacy of Valor

(From Thomas Cole, via Museum of Fine Arts, Boston & Wikimedia Commons, used w/o permission.) (“Expulsion from the Garden of Eden,” Thomas Cole. (1828)) We celebrated the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary this Wednesday. It’s … Continue reading

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Joy and Shadow, Free Will and Something Silly

Advent started November 29, a couple Sundays back. It’s my faith’s Christmas warmup. I’ll get back to that. My culture’s Christmas begins after Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade. Our traditionally-frenzied holiday shopping season does, at any rate. This year’s liturgical Christmas … Continue reading

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“Do Not be Afraid”

4th Sunday of Advent: 2 Samuel 7:1–5, 8b-12, 14a-16 Romans 16:25–27 Luke 1:26–38 (Advent?? This post is late.) 4th Sunday of Advent, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas December 24, 2017 Good! Now try to imagine yourself describing the scene … Continue reading

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Calling Us

13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: 2 Kings 4:8–11, 14–16a Romans 6:3–4, 8–10 Matthew 10:37–42 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 2, 2017 What a week this has been, a Deacons Retreat at the … Continue reading

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