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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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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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Infallibility?

The “most disturbing image” gag in Wiley Miller’s Non Sequitur comic depends on a fairly common misunderstanding of Catholic belief. The important word in that sentence is misunderstanding. Papal infallibility doesn’t mean that. I’m none too pleased that Catholic beliefs … Continue reading

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Gabriel, Joseph, and Mary

Monday’s Gospel reading, Luke 1:26–38, is a repeat from December 8. It starts with: “10 In the sixth month, the angel Gabriel was sent from God to a town of Galilee called Nazareth, “to a virgin betrothed to a man … Continue reading

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