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Pandemic Quote of the Day: Leviticus 13:45-46

Were you paying attention on the 6th Sunday of Ordinary Time earlier this year? There was a little bit in Leviticus suggesting partial face covering and social distancing: The garments of one afflicted with a scaly infection shall be rent … Continue reading

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Pandemic Quote of the Day: Sirach 38:6-8

Sirach 38 leads off with praise for the doctor and his craft/service/art. Perhaps modern science was still centuries off, but the healing profession was certainly valued in ancient times. The appeal to God from anti-vaxxers rings very very false to … Continue reading

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Pandemic Quote of the Day: Philippians 2:3-4

Let Saint Paul tell it: Do nothing out of selfishness or out of vainglory; rather, humbly regard others as more important than yourselves, each looking out not for (their) own interests, but also everyone for those of others. (NABRE) So, … Continue reading

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PPP, Clickbait, and the Church

A number of my Catholics friends are steamed about the usually-reliable Associated Press for its notice to the world that “the Church” applied for and received $1.4B in small business loans. It helped keep me in employment, so I have … Continue reading

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