Daily Archives: 10 February 2021

How Smart Is This?

Some months after his passing, someone gets the better of Stephen Hawking in an “epic” tweet. This two-year-old summary appeared on one of my social media feeds today, and I had to wonder how smart or effective a tack this … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 27:1, 4-5, 7-10

The twenty-seventh psalm surfaces often in the Roman Rite. It is one of nine common psalms for Ordinary Time, a substitution option for a liturgy when the day’s assigned text gives no known  or better option for singing. One can … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 92: The Worth of a Human Life

92. The spiritual stature of a person’s life is measured by love, which in the end remains “the criterion for the definitive decision about a human life’s worth or lack thereof”.[Deus Caritas Est 15]  Pope Benedict said it well. Christians … Continue reading

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Looking Back

Lengthened with pandemic and other delays, my old parish took nearly two years to complete a renovation. While some had hoped for Easter 2020, the eventual project end was slated for later last Spring. Last Saturday, they finally celebrated the … Continue reading

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