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Graduation Day

Dear JL and SC, When Theodor Geisel’s (a.k.a. “Dr. Suess”) daughter graduated from college he wrote a book entitled, “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” offering her some life advice and encouragement as she went off into the world.  Inspired by … Continue reading

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“Which way are you going?”

The title of this blog is a line from a Jim Croce song written during the Vietnam War. The song was a challenge to Americans to think deeply about our involvement in the war and all that it implied. Did … Continue reading

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Who’s your Daddy?

I just read in the news the other day that a majority of Catholics voted for Donald Trump in November. As the shudders run up and down my spine, in the interest of Christian charity I am trying to put … Continue reading

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“There was no one left to protest”

This is an update and paraphrase of a well known lament dating back to the time of the Nazis: When they came for the undocumented workers, I did not protest Because I was not an undocumented worker. When they came … Continue reading

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“White Men Without Feathers”

  Recently I went to the Museum of Natural History to view the exhibit on the evolutionary links between birds and dinosaurs.  I enjoyed the exhibit very much.  The fossil bones are so exquisitely preserved that in some cases you … Continue reading

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Let Morning Come

“When roosters crow/like Nature’s alarm clocks/that rouse a resting Earth,/ let Morning come/with virginal blush that peeps/softly through Night’s dark sky./ As a genial Sun rises/to share welcome warmth/and light, let Morning come/ for owls returning to roost,/for farmers ready … Continue reading

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Scripture Reflections – Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Isaiah 49:14-15; 1Cor4:1-5; Mt 6:24-34 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time There’s a beautiful little sculpture piece I’ve seen that features a child resting in the palm of a large hand, snug and blissful. It’s a creation basedon words similar to … Continue reading

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