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Beirut Blast: Ammonium Nitrate and Human Nature

Update (August 12, 2020) “Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after explosion” Al Jazeera (August 12, 2020) “…According to Lebanon’s caretaker economy minister, the port is now operating to unload vessels for merchants. “‘There are 12 cranes out of … Continue reading

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Changing My Daily Prayers

I read David Torkington’s “The Resolution to end all Resolutions” and started a new prayer routine three years ago. My starting point was Lauds and Vespers from Liturgy of the hours. Don’t be too impressed. Lauds was recognizable after my … Continue reading

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A Goal for Lent

Lent starts March 6 this year. It’s a time for abstinence, prayer and penance, among other things, which is why we’ve got rules about Fridays and fish. Following “fish” rules to the letter, I could splurge on lobster thermidor each … Continue reading

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Being Put on Hold

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time: Wisdom 1:13–15, 2:23–24 2 Corinthians 8:7, 13–15 Mark 5:21–43 No Fun When You’re Put on Hold By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 1, 2018 Reverend father’s brothers and sisters in Christ. I suppose we could … Continue reading

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