Category Archives: Holidays

Memorial Day 2017

It is Memorial Day, 2017, and it is raining.  On Memorial Day, 1986 it was raining.  I remember because I was holding the United States Colors as a wreath was laid in honor of those Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines … Continue reading

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Did She Remember?

It is the 26th of March 2017.  The 4th Sunday of Lent and the day after the celebration of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – the day when the Church recognizes the angel coming to Mary and telling … Continue reading

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Pocket Change

Pimps and pushers, priests and preachers, saints and sinners – all closer than you

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Break Bread with a Stranger

Will you break bread with somebody different than you? Eating is a major part of life.  This is not about the food itself.  It does not matter if it is a simple meal from a fast food place or dining … Continue reading

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For Ash Wednesday and Fridays During Lent

For Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent: TURN thou us, O good Lord, and so shall we be turned. Be favourable, O Lord, be favourable to thy people, who turn to thee in weeping, fasting, and praying. For thou art … Continue reading

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An Early Epiphany Rant

 Thanksgiving is next week and after that (yeah I know the decorations are already up among those that cannot wait) people will begin turning their eyes toward Christmas.

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Christ the King

The last Sunday prior to the beginning of Advent is Christ the King Sunday.  This year that Sunday is the 24th of November. I am fond of the title “Christ the King.”  I think it is a wonderful name for … Continue reading

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I believe in… the Communion of Saints

The 1st of November is the Feast of All Saints on the Church Calendar. “I believe in… the Communion of Saints” goes the line in the Apostles’ Creed.  But, just what does that mean?  When I first started to reflect … Continue reading

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St Michael the Archangel and Spiritual Warfare

War broke out in heaven; Michael and his angels fought against the dragon. The dragon and his angels fought back,

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The Holy Cross

 There is a Christian praise song with the lyric: We bring the sacrifice of praise into the house of the Lord.  A very different sacrifice than that of the Cross. It is September 14th and for those who are not … Continue reading

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