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Dueling Dementors

My love of the Harry Potter series surprises people at times.  The books became darker as they went on, but still gave much food for thought. The Dementor creatures frightened me a bit.  Below, for those unfamiliar with these beasts, … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

If you choose, the First Reading says,  you can keep the commandments, and you will be saved.  Acting faithfully is a choice given to each one of us and we can choose between life and death, good and evil. Whatever … Continue reading

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Slow Work of God

This morning I had the opportunity to hear some inspiring words for the path I am on. Jesuit Fr. Gregory Boyle founded HomeBoy and HomeGirl Industries 27 years ago in Los Angeles to create a kinship between rival gang members … Continue reading

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Keeping the Commandments

How do our lives bear fruit? Today in the Gospel, a man comes to Jesus, according to the 19th Chapter of Matthew, asking how to achieve eternal life. Jesus responds by instructing him to keep the commandments, listing the usual … Continue reading

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Merry Mary?

Ah, Mary, what did you feel that very first Christmas, the Babe quietly sleeping in your arms? You knew not what was really unfolding. You must have been so tired from the long journey to Bethlehem on a donkey, ready … Continue reading

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