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Health and Surfside Condo Collapse: Siloam Scenarios

Sunday’s rain dampened Sauk Centre’s streets, but delivered under four tenths of an inch. That’s been good for our weeds, and for grass next to sidewalks. But it’s nowhere near the two or three inches we need to get back … Continue reading

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Wheat, Tares, Fear of the Lord and Working on Wisdom

(Now that I have your attention.) Last Sunday’s homily included mention of the ‘wheat and tares’ parable. Or was it Sunday before last? Either way, that parable didn’t fit the Gospel reading. But the off-season reference put wheat, weeds and … Continue reading

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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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Jesus, the Parable Teller

16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017: Wisdom 12:13, 16–19 Romans 8:26–27 Matthew 13:24–43 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2017 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas July 23, 2017 Deacon Dick Folger writes a simple little footnote to the readings of this … Continue reading

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