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Part Two of the Weekly Note


As I wrote earlier I am making the sacrament of the sick available to any who wish it at the end of our Saturday and Sunday meditative sessions this weekend.  One at a time, keeping

Part Two of the Weekly Note2020-06-09T01:35:26+00:00

Greetings on D-Day


A dozen or so years ago I went there, walked on Omaha Beach, with my cousin Heydt and his daughter Samantha, and with Martin Lopez. My brother had been there, many times, gunnery officer on

Greetings on D-Day2020-06-09T01:34:35+00:00

Sacrament of the Sick


One of the casualties of the pandemic is my regular offering of the sacrament of the sick to you folks. And given that a number of you—like me—have some marginal health issues, this is a

Sacrament of the Sick2020-06-09T01:33:30+00:00

Pentecost: A Bit of Wisdom & Then Imagination


Pentecost: The central reading describes a meeting of the apostles fifty days after the Easter period, during which this windstorm came roaring through the room where they had hidden and locked themselves. But the words

Pentecost: A Bit of Wisdom & Then Imagination2020-06-09T01:32:17+00:00

Unbuttoning the Church


We’ve been pretty solidly locked up here, and I guess it’s time to start looking at ways to welcome folks back into their church.  The medical situation has not changed.  If anything I think we’ve

Unbuttoning the Church2020-06-09T01:31:03+00:00

Decoration Day


That’s what we called it when I was a kid, and did, I think, until I was in high school. It was old, historic, and for everyone it was an important town event. Of course,

Decoration Day2020-06-09T01:29:25+00:00

This is a Newsy, What’s-Up-Here Report Saturday Morning


I went down by the bank three days ago, asked by someone to help protect a baby seal who was running around on the street. Turned out it was a river otter. It was hiding

This is a Newsy, What’s-Up-Here Report Saturday Morning2020-05-18T03:41:06+00:00

A Short Note on Conversion and its Process


This is just a short note—short by comparison since my 1985 book ‘A Process Called Conversion’ that Doubleday published in 1985 is 191 pages long. It was important to me, since I had just started

A Short Note on Conversion and its Process2020-05-18T03:40:11+00:00

A Note on Confirmation


In my last note to you I described the wonderful, simple confirmation ceremony for two young ladies during our meditation hour a week ago Sunday, the 3rd. And in that I mentioned the simple blessing

A Note on Confirmation2020-06-09T00:52:06+00:00

Sunday Bulletin 5/10/20


So this week we are back to a sort-of regular bulletin.  Newsy not Preachy.  As though any of them does anything without slipping my own point of view into it. I am on the last

Sunday Bulletin 5/10/202020-05-10T01:05:00+00:00
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