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Fourth of July, and Both Kinds at Mass! Whee!

I heard the occasional snap-crackle-boom of fireworks last night. Someone in the neighborhood, I’m guessing. Sauk Centre’s municipal fireworks show is usually during Sinclair Lewis Days. I don’t know if that’ll happen this year, what with the drought. And the … Continue reading

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Enjoying Our Annual Renewal of Baptismal Vows

Life isn’t back to normal, here in Sauk Centre, and won’t be. Not if I see “back to normal” as “being just exactly the way it was two years ago.” Time and reality don’t work that way. Life may not … Continue reading

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Sauk Centre’s Adoration Chapel: (Not) Back to Normal

My town’s Eucharistic Adoration chapel isn’t back to normal. But it’s getting there. We’ve been limited to scheduled folks only, two individuals/households max, with face masks, using hand sanitizer and keeping six feet apart. Now it’s the same thing, but … Continue reading

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A Saint, Genesis, Animals, Me and Being Human

Today’s Tuesday of the Fifth Week in Ordinary Time. It’s also Saint Apollonia’s feast day. She’s one of several folks killed in 249, during an Alexandrian effort to stamp out Christian influences. Emperor Decius put imperial clout behind such efforts, … Continue reading

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