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A Saint Valentine’s Day Story

“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” – G.K. Chesterton The Cardinal is one of the most popular birds. It is the official bird of as many as seven eastern states. It has extended … Continue reading

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Death By Any Other Name

“A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” is a popular reference to William Shakespear’s play Romeo and Juliet, in which Juliet seems to argue that it does not matter that Romeo is from her family’s rival house … Continue reading

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Epiphany: To Return By A different Way

“Then Herod secretly called for the wise men and learned from them the exact time when the star had appeared. Then he sent them to Bethlehem, saying, “Go and search diligently for the child; and when you have found him, bring … Continue reading

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Advent Perspective: Reblog

Why Advent? Posted on December 7, 2014 by Alan A. Malizia: Contagious Optimism! Co-Author Advent is a season observed in many Western Christian churches. It is the beginning of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church, as well. It is … Continue reading

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How Have We Lost Our Touch?

“I will tell you how I failed once. I’ve failed many times, but this instance was notable. I was visiting lepers in Biluba, Africa. I had with me 500 silver crucifixes about two inches high. I intended to give each … Continue reading

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A Moment of Silence

My first experience with Political Correctness (PC) was as a middle school student in the early 1960’s. One morning in home room when we rose from our seats for prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance, we were instead asked to … Continue reading

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CCC: Comprehensive, Cohesive, Certain

In considering the following sets of initials, GPS and CCC, I dare say that most Catholics can recognize and expand more on the first set than on the second. Each set has one thing in common; both guide us to a desired destination. GPS … Continue reading

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