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when I am the measure of all things, there’s bound to be distortion


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God regarded her lowliness (Luke 1:48)


From “The Naked Now” by Richard Rohr, OFM You must seek to be a blank slate. You must desire to be written on. No choosing of this or that. Not, “I am good because.” Nor “I am not good because” … Continue reading

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Tidiness and Godliness


Some of the people in my life give me a hard time about being tidy. I have to admit that one of the first things I did when I arrived at St. Mary’s was to begin cleaning & tidying up. … Continue reading

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Primary day and God’s work in the world


My bulletin column for Sunday April 10. The two readings I cite are Acts 9:1-20 and John 21:1-19 Today is Tuesday, November 5 – the day that we in Wisconsin are voting for a variety of elected offices as well … Continue reading

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Some Advice on Prayer from St. Teresa of Avila


“The first thing I wish to discuss, as far as my limited understanding will allow, is the nature of the essence of perfect prayer. For I have come across some people who believe that the whole thing consists in thought; … Continue reading

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A Word from the Episcopal Bishops of the United States, part II


Here’s the text: A Word from the Episcopal Bishops of the United States, gathered in retreat at Camp Allen Conference Center in Navasota, TX March 11-15: On Good Friday the ruling political forces of the day tortured and executed an … Continue reading

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A Statement from the Episcopal Bishops of the United States, meeting in retreat in Navasota, TX, March 11-15


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