Monthly Archives: January 2015

“Is There Salvation for the Old?”

Our U.S. culture was right all along.  It’s all for the youth preferably under 30.  Baby Boomers and those older may spend all the healthcare but there’s a reward for the young in heaven.  Heaven is reserved for the young.  … Continue reading

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Fourth Sunday in Catholic Ordinary Time: “Evil, Me?”

It’s great to be a sinner. I’m glad to be a sinner. How much of our lives are in search of a sinless existence?  “Someday!”  “Just one more rosary!”  “Just one more indulgence fulfilled!”  “Just two more good deeds and … Continue reading

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How Long Is A “Moment?”

It’s got to be in the top three of my favorite words.  It is timeless but controlled.   Limitless but has an end.  It always has a specific beginning but you never know the end. The worst of all “moments” is … Continue reading

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“Body, Mind & Spirit?” Good Luck

Three new buzz words put together to “wow” you into whatever program or purchased service is offered to you, usually when you’re older. What better unity than one between “body, mind and spirit.”  However reading St. Paul you’d think the … Continue reading

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“The Green Screen”

Most of you have probably heard of the “green screen” that’s used in movies as a background for whatever and where ever the director wishes it to be.  De Niro is not in Dublin solving a series of murders but … Continue reading

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Christianity’s “Hub”

Airlines ingeniously came up with one place for a convergence of multiple airplanes and then send them forth to their respective destinations.  Travelers don’t care for it much but it enabled airlines to reduce direct routes and then redirect to … Continue reading

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Hope: Virtue of Verb?

My dad always told us young kids that there should always be something waiting for you.  His words were more like, “If you have it now, then what?”  So each of the five of us needed to wait for “my” … Continue reading

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“Unity? Hardly,” Third Sunday in Catholic Ordinary Time, Mark 1:14-20

“(Jesus) walked along a little farther and saw James, the son of Zebedee, and his brother John.  They too were in a boat mending their nets.  Then he called them.  So they left their father…” Everybody’s right and everybody else … Continue reading

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Funeral Sermon for a Mother

She’s the beginning and she is never the end.  She starts and she endures. She is the wisest of all creatures, carries you where ever she needs to be herself – feeds, clothes and proudly places your distorted version of … Continue reading

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John 1:35-42, “Second Sunday in Ordinary Catholic Time”

35 The next day John was there again with two of his disciples, 36 and as he watched Jesus walk by, he said, “Behold, the Lamb of God.” 37 The two disciples heard what he said and followed Jesus. 38 Jesus turned and saw … Continue reading

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