Category Archives: Holidays

Ash Wednesday 2021

Internet is more off than on currently due to the winter conditions in Texas causing major infrastructure disruptions. That has motivated this post during a “Quick get online while the internet is running” post — EDIT – From the start … Continue reading

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Crucifix Selfie

The Bible says that “God showed His love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us” (Romans 5:8).  I have always found that verse to be comforting.  After all, it begins by reminding me that … Continue reading

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Eve and Mary

It is important to remember while studying the Bible that in the New Testament we have a record (sometimes direct and sometimes indirect – today’s example is indirect) of Jesus

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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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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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