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The title of my last homily was “Where have all the demons gone.” In the readings for that Sunday, the apostles were upset because there are others outside of the chosen few who were claiming to cast out demons in Jesus’ name. It occurred to me that there seemed to be demons on every street […]

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The Road to Success…..

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The traditional view of the table of the last supper:                         Another way to look at it:

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A famous Sufi mystic, Rabiya, was searching for something on the street outsider her small hut. The sun was setting and darkness was descending, as few people gathered around her. “What have you lost? What are you searching for? Perhaps we can help,” they said to Rabiya. Rabiya said, “I have lost my needle.” One […]

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What the heck happened to the summer? A few folks may have noticed that I took some time off from the blog in August. I wish I could tell you this was a well planned out hiatus but truth be told I got myself so busy with stuff that I let my blogging slide a […]

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                        Please click here to visit: jdetermination.tumblr.com for more pictures by the photographer.

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                              Please click here to visit: jdetermination.tumblr.com for more pictures by the photographer.

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It is interesting how the internet connects folks and stories. I found this post in a weekly newsletter I get about happiness and it turns out they reprinted from the Huffington Post who got it from a blog called the Daily Moxie. Anyway, the list below is from a wonderful article written by Jocelyn Kelly.Jocelyn […]

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A common questions people have when we talk often times centre around one topic- forgiveness. I have been told that the vast majority of Jesus’ teachings touched on this particular topic. Below is a short introduction to a course that is offered that talks about the three types of forgiveness. It is food for thought […]

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A group of business professionals was gathered for their monthly luncheon. As was their custom once each year, they invited their pastors to join them. After the meal they had scheduled a famous actor to provide some entertainment as people were enjoying coffee and dessert. The actor stood before them dramatically reciting lines from famous […]

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It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones –Nelson Mandela (in Guiding Rage into Power)

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Click here for original post on Bronnie Ware’s Book: Top Regrets of the Dying Click here: Printer Friendly copy of speech to Brebeuf Graduates June 2014 Here is a the text of a speech I recently gave at my Alma mater Brebeuf College School on June 27,2014. It was quite an honour to return after […]

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