Of Pericopes, Susanna, and the Long Form of Our Lives

We can’t hope to know others as we should like to, but we should make it our business to know them as well as we can.
~ Dom Hubert van Zeller

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Blessed Babbler: Notker of Saint Gall

The magic is out of your hands.
~ Randy Bachman

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Felicia’s Glimpse of Heaven

In heaven, our seeing will be direct… (Frank Sheed).

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Liturgical Fiscal Year: A Thought Experiment

Apple is like the United States. Their fiscal year begins October 1.
~ Rush Limbaugh

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Stuck on the Way: The Simon-Veronica Loop

For a moment, a vision more wonderful than that of Tabor is granted to the woman whose compassion drove her to discover Christ in a suffering man.
~ Caryll Houselander

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Of Coddling Demons and Auricular Confession

The demons puzzle us. The pigs puzzle us….
We long to read deeper into the mind of our Redeemer.
~ Frank Sheed

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Nailed: The Outrage and Consolation of a Helpless God

If Christ was not of the very substance of omnipotence,
if becomes relatively pointless to point to the paradox of his impotence.
~ G.K. Chesterton

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Of Mrs. Rice, Daily Mass, and the Camaraderie of Faith

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The Blessed Eucharist is precisely food, which explains why it is the one sacrament meant to be received daily.
~ Frank Sheed

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Of Godchildren, Detox, and RCIA

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How does sponsorship help the newcomer? It assures the newcomer that there is at least one person who understands the situation fully and cares – one person to turn to without embarrassment when doubts, questions, or problems…arise (AA).

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The Witness of Chains: Of Apostolicity and Confinement

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Who has God in his soul has it all.
~ Blessed Oleksa Zarytsky

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