Category Archives: At Random

Conversion Beneath the Surface of Racism

The tragic killing of George Floyd, and the senseless reactions to it, are manifestations of our collective loss for all things sacred. Continue reading

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Our Very Authentic 2020 Easter

Below is my bulletin column for Easter Sunday, 2020:  A Blessed and Joyous Easter to all of you! We are of course all very accustomed to typical Easter routines and rituals that are painfully and strangely absent this year.  There … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday: De-throning Corona

  Here, a few days in advance, is my parish bulletin column for Palm Sunday. Start scouting out now the best branches in your yard in preparation for our great feast.  Dear Friends at Saint Mary’s Immaculate Conception Parish and … Continue reading

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Safe From All Distress: Christian Perspective on the Coronavirus Threat

“Take Courage, I Have Conquered the World.” Continue reading

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A Lament For Election 2020

What do Catholics do with a no-win scenario? Continue reading

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Dead Funerals

We need to ask ourselves if our current rituals are empty of real meaning. Continue reading

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In Search of Halloween Joy

What are the limits of our limitless appetite for thrills, gore, and sugar?
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Green and Christian

Why the Secular Green Movement Needs to Be Baptized Continue reading

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The Signs of the Times: What is Next for the Church in the West

God still loves the post-Christian West. He will not abandon it. Continue reading

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Private School Vouchers: The Future or the End of Catholic Education?

Tax Payer Voucher Money for Catholic Schools comes with hard questions for which we do not currently have good answers. Continue reading

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