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A collection of 38 posts

Dec 20, 2018

Anticipating Christmas

Anticipating Christmas

In November 1971 Carly Simon released her second studio album, which was titled Anticipation. The title track of that album soared to number 3 on Billboard’s Adult Contemporary chart, and the following

Apr 10, 2017

Holy Thursday and the Lamb of God

Holy Thursday and the Lamb of God

“Behold the Lamb of God, Who takes away the sins of the world…” If you are a regular Mass-goer, the words above should sound familiar to you. At the beginning of the Communion

Mar 5, 2017

Finding God Around the Table

Finding God Around the Table

Do you see the common thread in these scenarios? 1) A cocktail hour before a business dinner. 2) The home-cooked meal that Mom whipped up in between the after-school pick-up line and soccer