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Wednesday of Hope – Acting in Hope

In the final analysis, the questions of why bad things happen to good people transmutes itself into some very different questions, no longer asking why something happened, but asking how we will respond, what we intend to do now that it happened. – Teilhard… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Acting in Hope”

Thoughts for Memorial Day

I always enjoy going to the website gratefulness.org. I found the following there today, and it reminds me of my reflections last night after watching 60 Minutes and listening and observing the effects of our wars upon these women and men who have offered… Continue Reading “Thoughts for Memorial Day”

How is our Lenten Fast Going?

Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It… Continue Reading “How is our Lenten Fast Going?”

How Can We End the Cycle of Violence

In today’s First Reading from 1 Samuel 18:6-9, 19:1-7, we read about King Saul who is angry and jealous because David is rising in popularity, since he is better in battle than the king. We read a song sung by the people: Saul has… Continue Reading “How Can We End the Cycle of Violence”