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Back from the Hospital: The Masked Minnesotan Rides Again

I didn’t feel all that sick Friday evening. That was August 21, 2020: 45 days ago. Online self-assessment guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic put me on the threshold of needing to call a doctor. My … Continue reading

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Back at Mass

It’s been about four months since I’ve been at Mass. I don’t like that. But I see no point in kvetching about the COVID-19 pandemic, or blaming Minnesota’s governor for trying to keep Minnesotans alive, or our bishop for cooperating … Continue reading

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Back in the Chapel

(Eucharistic adoration in St. Paul’s sanctuary. (Sauk Centre, Minnesota; May 20, 2020)) First, the bad news. We’re still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the good news. A small part of it. That’s important mostly to folks like me, who … Continue reading

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Another Pandemic Sunday

It’s a lovely Sunday afternoon here in central Minnesota. All that’s missing is Pippa’s song wafting through the air. “…The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s on the thorn: God’s in his heaven— All’s right with the world!…” (“Pippa Passes,” … Continue reading

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