Category Archives: Social Justice

Why Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Still Matters

  Today the nation celebrates the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, minister, and American activist.  While many children are excited they get the day off school, and a fair number of workers have the day off … Continue reading

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Phil Robertson Doesn’t Need My Support

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Phil Robertson doesn’t need my support.  This is a man who knows who he is in this world, and the next.  He knows who he is in Christ Jesus, and he doesn’t need me or any one of the millions … Continue reading

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Freedom

As we celebrate Independence Day in the United States, I thought it was a good time to think about freedom in general, and to some extent, that precious gift from God, Free Will. Lately there has been a lot of … Continue reading

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Are You a Bully Christian?

One of the biggest mistakes we as Christians can make is thinking that somehow we’re more righteous, more holy, more special in the eyes of God than someone else.  Don’t get me wrong, I know how special you are.  I … Continue reading

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Suddenly, Hope Was Born

On June 15th, Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano announced “effective immediately, certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children, do not present a risk to national security or public safety, and meet several key … Continue reading

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T-Shirt Theology

You can tell a lot about a person by the kinds of T-shirts they wear. For example, one of my favorite T-shirts is the one that says,  “Jesus Was a Victim of the Death Penalty”.  Anyone that really knows me … Continue reading

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Johnny Appleseed

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I was a Girl Scout when I was young and in addition to teaching me to always “Be Prepared”, I also learned a little something about God. First, I learned that “do a good turn daily” was just another way … Continue reading

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This is the Body of Christ

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Children across the faith are looking forward to First Holy Communion, having completed up to three years of sacramental preparation depending on the practices of their local diocese.  Some of these children will be as young as seven years old … Continue reading

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One More Potato in the Pot

There used to be a time when being Catholic meant coming from a large family.  The Church’s teachings on birth control and all children being a blessing from God led to some pretty big dinner tables around the world, particularly … Continue reading

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Your Car Has a Voice

Driving with your parish priest in the car is supposed to be a comforting experience, right?  After all, he is supposed to be a little better at living a holy life than the average Catholic.  He is trained in how … Continue reading

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