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Embodiment

Medical Professionals do not always appreciate the insertion of faith into a patient’s care plan.  At the same time, there are members of both the clergy and laity that do not fully appreciate medical professionals – particularly those in the … Continue reading

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Created to Be Loved

A few weeks back I saw on the back of a car a giant window decal that covered the back glass. These are relatively common and are often various sports or other corporate logos.  This one was different. The decal … Continue reading

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The Eighth Station – Weep for Your Children

The Eighth Station of the Cross – Jesus Speaks to the Women Not long ago

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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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Fight the Good Fight

What is it that makes boxing films so appealing?  Sports films, in general, tend to do well at the box office, but boxing films tend to be real blockbusters.  The answer is rather simple.  We like boxing films because we … Continue reading

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Pie de la Cruz

Pie de la Cruz – no, not an exotic dessert –

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Facing the Wind

Most people who are facing as strong of a headwind as the man of this statue would turn around, quit, go inside and wait, or do just about anything but keep walking into the wind.  Not having to face the … Continue reading

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Why the Crucifix?

When I was growing up I heard a lot of comments from a variety of sources raising concern with the practice of some denominations to use the crucifix as an emblem of Christian faith. “The problem with _________ is that … Continue reading

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