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Disasters, Deaths, Decisions

I figure the best way to deal with a hurricane or typhoon is to be somewhere else. That’s not always possible, so ‘how to survive’ advice generally talks about how to cope with wind, rain and flooding. Some advice may … Continue reading

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Trust and Mercy

Divine Mercy Sunday: Acts 4:32–35 1 John 5:1–6 John 20:19–31 (April 8, 2018; this homily is from April 7, 2002) Divine Mercy Sunday, 2018 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas April 8, 2018 (originally April 7, 2002) 20 years ago we … Continue reading

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Choosing Light or Darkness

I will live forever. Whether that’s good news or bad news is up to me. I’d say ‘it depends on me,’ but that’s not quite true. What I decide and do matters. But having an unending life in God’s presence … Continue reading

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“Imagine All the People”

Someone’s ‘Tweet’ about sin and how someone else responded showed up in my Twitter feed Sunday. I noticed an unusually goofy item in my Google news feed that evening. Instead of expressing outrage and (self?)-righteous indignation over either or both, … Continue reading

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