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Haunting and Hopeful

130713-f-nb144-146 All Souls Day Wisdom 3:1-9; Romans 6:3-9; John 11:17-27 It was an image that will haunt me for a long time: on a cold and blustery late October day, a sobbing mother stood ...

Was St. Francis a vegetarian?

Screen shot 2017-11-01 at 9.37.38 am By: Br. MJ Groark I decided to try out a meatless diet for Lent of 2015. I had been toying with the idea for a while, which was mainly rooted in personal ethical concerns. ...

Graceful Vigilance

Pexels-photo-430208 St. Anthony Claret Romans 5:12, 15b, 17-19, 20b-21; Luke 12:35-38 We’re used to being vigilant for signs of danger.  Because of a series of break-ins and other ...

Right Alignment

Smartphone-1208230 1280 St. Ignatius of Antioch Romans 1:16-25; Luke 11:37-45 While working out this morning I listened to a TED Radio Hour podcast entitled, “Manipulation.”  It ...