Daily Archives: 20 June 2022

Wartime Nickels

As the years pass, it gets harder to find interesting bits of metal in pocket change. Recently, my wife ran across a wartime nickel, top left. She saved it for me because it looked “old.” It does look old, but … Continue reading

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The three-year USCCB Eucharistic Revival began yesterday, or a bit earlier maybe. There’s a website already up. I noticed Notre Dame theologian Tim O’Malley suggesting catechesis alone isn’t going to cut it. His meme is a “Eucharistic culture.” The bishops … Continue reading

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Snacking on the Word: Deuteronomy 10:17-19

Today is World Refugee Day. If you need a Scripture for it, consider this bit from Deuteronomy: For the LORD, your God, is the God of gods, the Lord of lords, the great God, mighty and awesome, who has no … Continue reading

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Patris Corde 1b: Joseph in the Eyes of Christians

Wasn’t feeling up to posting this on Father’s Day as I had planned. An octave, maybe? In a way, Saint Joseph was a “first father” of Christianity. Not an apostle, bishop, or any exalted figure. Just a plain working man … Continue reading

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