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Remembering Wisdom

I’m a Christian. So why, one might ask, am I not denouncing something most folks enjoy: like demon rum or Bingo? Or playing the Grinch for Halloween? (October 30, 2017; October 31, 2016; July 10, 2016) Or enjoying a friendly … Continue reading

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Love. And Science

Pharisees and Sadducees had been important and respected folks for about two centuries by the time our Lord talked about love. They agreed on quite a bit. Maybe more than they realized. But they didn’t see assorted political, social, and … 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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Bogs and Bison

The good news is that bison are back in Banff, and Britain’s bogs may bounce back, too. Keeping wetlands wet isn’t what many folks had in mind, back in my youth. But as I keep saying, we’ve learned quite a … Continue reading

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