Tag Archives: Church

Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

Just before Christmas, but a few weeks ago, I had Breakfast with Santa at St. Florian’s parish. I took my son along kicking and screaming (he’s 34). The food is quite good, especially the cheese omelets; and the meal comes … Continue reading

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The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue

The Miracle on Greenfield Avenue According to the on line Macmillan Dictionary a miracle is defined as “an event that cannot be explained according to the laws of nature and is considered to be an act of God”. While the … Continue reading

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See You In Church?

  With the Easter holidays rapidly approaching I am once again moved to acknowledge the people who, in my youth, gave me a conscience – a moral compass. I probably won’t be going to church again this year however. At … Continue reading

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I, Pope

Perusing the Internet I glanced at an article about the recent conclave of Cardinals to choose the new Pope. The article said the Pope doesn’t necessarily have to be a priest. While partaking of a lenten fish fry (St. Florians’ … Continue reading

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Charity

In 1970 I was serving in the U. S. Army; stationed at Ft. Riley Kansas. About that time the United Community Funds and Council of America was renamed United Way of America. While in company mass formation, we received a … Continue reading

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Early Childhood: I remember my Christening.

I remember my Christening. I was five years old. Historically, infant baptism was instituted in an era of high infant mortality. It is a response to a very fundamental, nagging, and highly emotional question concerning the fate of a dead … Continue reading

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