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Easter: Parades, Eggs, and the Best News Ever

Easter Sunday is a very big deal. It’s “the greatest of all Sundays,” since it’s when we celebrate our Lord’s resurrection. Begin celebrating, actually. The Easter season lasts until Pentecost Sunday: not quite two months from now. Maybe “our Lord’s … Continue reading

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Crosswords! Or, the End of Civilization As We Know It

(From New Britain Herald, via Nieman Journalism Lab, Harvard College; used w/o permission.) Ah! For those halcyon days of yesteryear! Like the 1920s, the Roaring Twenties: the Jazz Age, or, if you like that European flair, the Années folles. That’s … Continue reading

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Light Show in Washington; Law and Life; Masks Back On

I’d expected to hear about charisms during Mass this morning. I did, in the Bible readings. But the homily was about why killing innocent people isn’t a good idea, even if it’s legal. And why we should see killing innocent … Continue reading

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