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Gift and Duty

Thursday, April 19th, 2012 Posted in writing | 2 Comments »

Fifty years ago, Sister Kathleen told our grade school class in Omaha that because Jesus gave his followers the power of forgiveness on Easter night, we could get to be friends with God again if we sinned. That sounded like ...

The One Command (Easter 2)

Monday, April 20th, 2009 Posted in writing | No Comments »

Jesus gave Christians a commandment simple to state but difficult to obey: Love one another as I have loved you. He showed what he meant on Easter night when he appeared to those followers of his who’d abandoned him or denied ...

Priest Lessons

Thursday, July 3rd, 2008 Posted in photo, writing | No Comments »

Jesuit ordinations generally happen in June, and this year was no exception. I found myself thinking about my own ordination in 1974 and dug out something I’d written twenty-five years later. I doctored it up a bit and want to ...