Monthly Archives: February 2009

First Sunday of Lent

Today is the first Sunday in Lent, and today’s Gospel is our official kickoff of the season:  the Spirit sends Jesus out into the wilderness, and he is in the wilderness forty days, being tempted.  Is it any wonder, then, … Continue reading

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Fraternity of Faith

There is something in today’s Gospel reading that brings me a new insight to the way I look at faith.  People in my family have a habit of praying for other people, not necessarily for a specific healing or reason, … Continue reading

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Thank You

It is now a month since my surgeries and although I still have some issues with my shoulder, the knee is healing rapidly.  Thanks to all who sent kind wishes and prayers on my behalf.  I can begin jogging again–after … Continue reading

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Beyond Being “Right”

When you grow up Roman Catholic in the U.S., you learn as a young child that there’s not much more important in life than being right. I know. I used to be right about everything. If you were confused about … Continue reading

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