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God’s Love…and Rainbows

A week ago, I had an emotional day, and I imagine it was also difficult for many who hold fast to the idea of traditional marriage.  While a lot of people anticipated the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the Obergefell vs Hodges case to uphold marriage “equality” across the country, others predicted the…

The Sound of Children’s Voices

6 years ago

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Just a quick note today. This week, a group of college students have come to Vermilion County to facilitate a summer youth program for the Catholic parishes in our area.  Each day, Mass is held at 11:15, and the parish community is invited to join the kids.  So, I attended yesterday and today, enjoying the…

7 Quick Takes… It’s Been a While!

6 years ago

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Yesterday was Friday, and I got a calendar notification on my phone.  “Write 7 Quick Takes.”  This shows up every single week, because somehow I thought I would get into the habit of participating in this fun blog community posting gig…but alas, I have ignored those notifications for months. So long in fact, that the…

Rejoicing for Families!

7 years ago

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Happy Feast of the Holy Family! Each year on the Sunday after Christmas, the Church celebrates this beautiful feast.  Earlier today, I was blessed to see families together at Mass..many whom I know dearly, some just well enough to say “hi.”  Families with young children, families who just started life as “empty-nesters,” single adults…all gathered…

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