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Monthly Archive for May, 2012

The mystery of the Trinity has been the subject of theological study, debate and argument from the start of the Church. I stumbled upon this description of theology on the website of an Anglican church called “Trinity”- This looks like it is from a sermon on the Holy Trinity: G.K. Chesterton wrote, “It is the […]

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If you listen to Fr. Robert Barron’s homily for this Sunday he starts by asserting that Trinity Sunday is known around the preaching community as a nightmare. At the same time it is a theologian’s delight. The reason is that the Trinity is a difficult dogma of the Church to summarize in 10 minutes. Yet […]

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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Trinity Sunday (Year B) (Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40; Psalm 33; Romans 8:14-17; Matthew 28:16-20) Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings   The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many […]

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On my way home one day, I stopped to watch a Little League base ball game that was being played in a park near my home. As I sat down behind the bench on the first- base line, I asked one of the boys what the score was ‘We’re behind 14 to nothing,’ he answered […]

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A four-year-old child, whose next door neighbor was an elderly gentleman, who had recently lost his wife. Upon seeing the man cry, the child went into the old Gentleman’s’ yard, climbed onto his lap, and just sat there. When his mother asked her child what he was said to the neighbor, the child  just said, […]

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  The older we get, the fewer things seem worth waiting in line for.    

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This Sunday: Pentecost

This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Pentecost Sunday (Acts 2:1-11; Psalm 104; 1 Corinthians 12:3-7, 12-13; John 20:19-23) Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings   The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet site offers many interesting […]

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  What could possibly go wrong? Don’t worry, I’ve done it a million times! Watch this. Step back a bit, I can’t get you in the picture. I wonder what happens if these two wires touch. Go for it! What’s the worst that can happen? It’s ok, I saw them do it on TV. How […]

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    “Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” – C. S. Lewis

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New Testament Humour

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This Sunday’s Readings This weeks readings from the US Conference of Catholic Bishops, which uses the New American Bible. Ascension of the Lord (Year B) May 20 (Acts 1:1-11; Psalm 47; Ephesians 1:17-23; Mark 16:15-20) Click here for THIS SUNDAY’S  readings   The Word on Fire The Word On Fire – Fr. Robert Barron’s internet […]

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One of my favorite duties as a deacon is baptizing newborn children into the faith. I look at the young Moms and Dads sitting in the pews, frantically trying to keep their babies from crying, and I always tell them about the last time I ever spoke to my Mom. These young parents are at […]

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Below is a brief biography of one of my favorite philosophers- Theodor Seuss Geisel or as he is better known, Dr. Seuss. This is from a young guest blogger who delivered this as a speech to her elementary grade school. Long live Dr. Seuss and his cast of crazy characters. Dr.Seuss: Short Bio and Tribute […]

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