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Between the 'Burgh and the City
Between the 'Burgh and the City

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In Front of St. Paul's
From the lens of Ryan Haggerty : Thursday evening, May 17, 2018: Walking north on Columbus Avenue just south of 60th Street, in front of the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, mother church of the Paulist Fathers .  At center is the amazing Jennifer Szweda Jor...
In Front of St. Paul's
In Front of St. Paul's
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In Memoriam: Tripp Zanetis, 1980 - 2018
The 1946 film "It's a Wonderful Life" has been replaying in my mind over the past few days. Specifically, the "Pottersville" scenes have been in my thoughts. These are the alternate-timeline scenes in which the film's protagonist, George Bailey, had never b...
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Fly On
Tonight, Eric and I watched some of NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Korea. During the figure skating team event, I was intrigued by the quiet Coldplay song to which Adam Rippon skated : "O" / "Fly On." How had I never heard this 2012 - 2014 piece b...
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Fly On
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For a " YouTube clip for a peaceful weekend": In this video, we hear a selection of folk tunes assembled by  Béla Bartók that were presented during an installment of Noontime Concerts in November, 2017, at Old St. Mary's Cathedral in San Francisco. Cue Laur...
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A beautiful reflection from Mayim Bialik :    
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I've shared the beautiful folk song " Shenandoah " in this space once before . It's been a favorite of mine since I sang it with the community chorus in my hometown years and years ago. Today, I came across a beautiful take on the tune by VOCES8 .  Here it ...
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"A Prayer for Troubled Times" composed last week by Paulist Fr. Frank Desiderio:
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"History"
Others have already said this in recent days but it bears repeating: For the sake of "history," we do not need statues of Confederate generals who fought for the right
of some people to own and sell other people. That's why we have books and films and audi...
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"History"
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Broken
For Christian traditions that follow the liturgical calendar, today is the first day of Advent. It's a special time of prayer and reflection that prepares us to celebrate Christmas. It's a time when we think a lot about why Jesus came into the world.
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