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Observing Stars

Stars come in all shapes and sizes. How many of us have a memory of sitting around a campfire and looking up to see millions of stars that we would never see in the city?  I am transfixed often at … Continue reading

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Anything Good?

What do we do when we encounter people who are different than us?  People have different skin colours, beliefs, values, and upbringings.  They live in different parts of the city, country or world than us.  Sometimes a couple of questions … Continue reading

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A Promise is a Promise

Both Feast days of yesterday and today are about promises of God and how we react to them.  Yesterday, on the Feast of the Holy Family we see Mary and Joseph presenting the Christ-child at the temple.  Simeon and Anna … Continue reading

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Sharing Our Humanity

During the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius, retreatants spend some time contemplating on the birth of Jesus.  Directors often encourage them to pick the Divine Infant and hold the new-born King.  Often it is Mary who gently offers the Child. … Continue reading

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At Home

I never really considered Jesus having a home as an adult. I suppose mostly I believe this because of the Scripture where it says that the Son of Man has no place to lay his head.  Twice this week though, … Continue reading

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Family Blessings?

Today is the Feast of the Holy Family, pre-empting the usual feast, the Holy Innocents. I always am a bit apprehensive on this feast day as it seems the Catholic Church rarely remembers the variety of families that exist…or do … Continue reading

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