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A Higher Standard of Care

20151030 syrians and iraq refugees arrive at skala sykamias lesvos greece 2 There’s a difference between giving out of guilt and giving in a spirit of gratitude and generosity, between goaded into what others may see as a virtuous act and acting ...

A Time for Courage

The wizard of oz lahr garland bolger haley 1939 St. Boniface Tobit 1:3, 2:1a-8; Mark 12:1-12 In L. Frank Baum’s classic The Wonderful World of Oz, Oz assures the lion, “There is no living thing that is not ...

The Last Full Measure of Devotion

1280px-washington dc from arlington Tuesday of the 7th Week of Easter Acts 20:17-27; John 17:1-11a If you ever have the chance to fly in or out of Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC, you will be ...

A Different Kind of Peace

Heavy-934552 1280 Acts 14:19-28; John 14:27-31a At first glance, today’s readings seem to be a study in contrasts—hardship, hard work and an exhausting stream of activity by the ...