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Lent: Sin or Hope? It’s Both?

Finally, we can stop singing, “Oh, the weather outside is frightful” and begin singing the old Lesley Gore song, “Sunshine, lollipops, rainbows and everything…” I guess it’s planned that way – begin Lent in darkness and concludes with rays of … Continue reading

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The “Yes” of Mary

As the Lutherans always ask us Catholics, “Why do you worship Mary?” We answer by saying that we don’t “worship Mary” but we can understand their confusion. We are dumbfounded by this carrier of hope into our world. We are … Continue reading

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She dances and laughs at the pool’s resort on my fourth birthday. I didn’t ask for this get-away, I was happy at her home but here I am with small balloons on my elbows so I don’t drown and possibly … Continue reading

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