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Footprints in Ancient Ash

Scientists are pretty sure that Saccorhytus coronarius is an ancestor of lancets, sea squirts, fish, amphibians, reptiles, dinosaurs, and mammals: including us. Much more recently, about 3,660,000 years back, five Australopithecus afarensis strolled across volcanic ash. One of them was … Continue reading

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Epiphany Sunday

Statues1 of Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar started near the clock in our living room. I took those pictures of them on Wednesday. Their trip to the nativity scene ended today, Epiphany Sunday. We read about “magi from the east” in … Continue reading

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The Virtue Trap

I generally identify with the tax collector in today’s Gospel reading: Luke 18:9–14. That’s okay, since emulating “those who were convinced of their own righteousness,” despising everyone else, is a bad idea. The problem wasn’t what the Pharisee was doing. … Continue reading

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Faith That Matters

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2016: Habakkuk 1:2–3, 2:2–4 2 Timothy 1:6–8, 13–14 Luke 17:5–10 Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time, 2016 By Deacon Lawrence N. Kaas October 2, 2016 I’m sure we are all saddened to hear that by this … Continue reading

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