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The Age of Chaos

The one thing that the presidential election confirmed is that we Americans are a very divided people.  Certainly, this is nothing new. There has never been a national consensus shared by all citizens. The problem is that each side of … Continue reading

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The Hollowing of Grief

Dad died suddenly just after 2 am on July 4th. Grief, I am learning, is an odd emotional state to be in. The moment that I saw Dad on the floor, I knew that he was gone. In that moment … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2016 and good riddance

Well 2016 was a heck of a year. The elections primary and general were just plain weird. I was a #never Hillary and #never Trump voter.  Our ruling class has descended to the bottom of the sewer. Along with our … Continue reading

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I’d Rather be in Italy

Sorry for not  blogging. But. This is my busy, stress filled time of year. It is time to wind down the preparations for those who decide to come into the Church at Easter Vigil. 1st Communion is just around the corner. … Continue reading

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Keep Holy the Sabbath

The third commandment tell us: Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days youshall labor, and do all your work, but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Mr. Spock

From the New York Times: Leonard Nimoy, the sonorous, gaunt-faced actor who won a worshipful global following as Mr. Spock, the resolutely logical human-alien first officer of the Starship Enterprise in the television and movie juggernaut “Star Trek,” died on … Continue reading

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Finding Holy Silence in the Desert of Lent

Lent is hard for me. It is my busy time in the Church. I am more Martha than Mary. But Iknow that I will fail in my ministry, and fail as a disciple, if I don’t cultivate a deep and … Continue reading

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