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"You're as sick as your secrets"
As we have gone through these revelations of sexual abuse and cover-ups in certain places in the Catholic Church lately, I am always glad that these things, as horrific as they are, are coming to the light of day. The victims need healing, the public deserv...
"You're as sick as your secrets"
"You're as sick as your secrets"
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Deacon’s Digest Constant connectedness - is it good? I love to ride my bicycle or walk for exercise around town and have been doing that for several years (I used to run). For me, one of the benefits of being out is that I do NOT  have my phone with me. I l...
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Deacon's Dwellings
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What to say, what not to say...
Deacon’s Digest W hat NOT to say... One of the most difficult things for us to do is visit someone who is experiencing loss or a bad time in their life. Maybe they just got some bad news about their health or the health of a loved one, maybe someone signifi...
What to say, what not to say...
What to say, what not to say...
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A Full Life?????
Boston Daniel Devlin January 9 - March 17, 2015 Exactly one week ago at this very moment I was standing in an emergency room at a local hospital watching the staff do everything they could do to revive a person who had stopped breathing. As I stood there I ...
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Did you know…?
What do you do on days when the weather is so bad that school is cancelled, work is called off and it’s simply too nasty to even think about going outside? Today, of course, many kids have TONS of distractions with video games, mp3 players, iPads and the li...
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The Catholic Synod of Bishops said what!!??
Much has been said in the United States news media about the recent document released by the Synod on the Family especially on the topic of persons in homosexual relationships. Some early reports were clearly mistranslated by many in the media when reports ...
The Catholic Synod of Bishops said what!!??
The Catholic Synod of Bishops said what!!??
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Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS
I had the great privilege of spending about 10 days in the Holy Land last fall. What a great trip and opportunity to see all of the Holy Sites. It was humbling to be able to pray in the tomb where Jesus lay, at the
site of his birth and in all of the beau...
Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS
Blessed are the PEACEMAKERS
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Reductionism...What's that???
On Sunday, Pope Francis met with a group that is studying "an increasingly more inclusive economy". In the meeting he decried the tendencies of economic systems to reduce the human being to a simple means to an end, a cog in a wheel, a mere tool in a system...
Reductionism...What's that???
Reductionism...What's that???
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Less is more
On June 13th of this year 17 of us from St. Michael Parish embarked on a journey to Belize, Central America. We drove to Omaha late in the day, spent the night in a Catholic school and rose early to be at the airport by 6:30 a.m. We flew to Dallas, waited a...
Less is more
Less is more
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Do you feel lucky?... Luck is an interesting concept or word. Depending on who you talk to, luck can be supernatural, superstition,   or just random coincidence. According to Webster’s Dictionary luck is "a purposeless, unpredictable and uncontrollable forc...
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