Monthly Archives: April 2020

“Road to Emmaus”

(No, it’s not a Crosby/Hope movie. It’s taken from St. Ignatius, 17th century and to us today.) It’s a long walk home from Jerusalem, but you’re glad for the exertion. The physical work of walking might ease, just slightly, the … Continue reading

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“Divine Mercy” & the Virus

I bought some sweaters at Goodwill wondering about the previous owners. They looked good to me. Prior guy got bored, bought something better, or did he pass away? Secondhand is what stores like Goodwill sell. They sell you something that … Continue reading

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Light & Dark, John 3:16

I learned from a family with young children recently that when trophies are given for a sporting event, all the children receive one. It’s a warped sense of affirmation and religiously it’s a warped sense of Christ light in today’s … Continue reading

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Good Friday, 2020

“He’s dead. He’s gone. It’s over. He’s dead. I can finally launch my new 800 number. It’s available to everyone, everywhere. 1-800-it’sallaboutme. I know it’s long but it’s surely easy to remember. Repeat number. ’One call, that’s all.’ (That guy … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday, Virus 2020

(Videotaped Mass for Queen of Apostles Parish, Pewaukee, Wisconsin.) Our holiest of days next week is not unlike the unholiest of a family’s yearly obligatory, optional dinner gathering.  It’s the Sunday Brunch! It’s obligatory because it’s family, it’s optional but … Continue reading

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