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The Fount of All Holiness

Here in St. Louis, we’re pretty familiar with the mighty Mississippi River, although usually from above as we sit in traffic.  What’s interesting about the Mississippi River is that although the portion that we see is so large, it has it’s origin all the way up at Lake Itasca in north central Minnesota, which in […]

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Lent 2018

The Lenten season is upon us! Next Wednesday, February 14 is Ash Wednesday, which begins the 40-day season of Lent, a period of self-sacrifice and self-gift that culminates in Holy Week and is fulfilled in Easter. Lent has always been one of my favorite seasons, in part because it’s an opportunity to push a little […]

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O Come, Let Us Adore Him!

Merry Christmas, everyone! Still! Today is the Feast of the Epiphany, commemorating the visit of the Magi to the Child Jesus. Can you imagine how strange it must have seemed to Mary and Joseph when these strange astrologer kings entered the place where the Holy Family was staying? And how much more strange when they […]

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Let’s talk about voting.

Jesus isn’t running for public office this year. Neither is His mother. That means we can stop looking for the perfect candidate. From the perspective of the Catholic faith, the perfect candidate isn’t out there.  Archbishop Robert J. Carlson writes about forming one’s conscience to prepare to vote. Click on the link to read more.

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