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Gifts of the Magi

“I tell you solemnly:  as a young man you fastened your belt and went about as you pleased; but when you are older you will stretch out your hands and another will tie you fast and carry you off against

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Of Soft Hearts and Open Minds

Perhaps this is what an evening of “contemplative rhythm” feels like. The evening’s events had nothing to do with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LCWR) directly. But its spirit called to mind the words of Franciscan Sr. Pat Farrell,

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Villanelle for a Marianist

This poem was written in honor of Fr John Bolin S.M. and his “traveling companions” to mark his 50th year of priesthood in 2005. We dearly miss his presence and his grace in our lives.  We feel confident that he

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Beyond Our Prisons

Not according to our sins does he deal with us, nor does he requite us according to our crimes     Psalm 103:10 On Wednesday February 16, 2011 a group of women in baggy blue-grey pants and tunics held a classroom filled

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Will the real believers in Advent please stand up?

It’s the season of Advent and once again his past Sunday we had both the searing prophetic vision of John the Baptist excoriating the “brood of vipers” and the gentler, hope and faith-filled vision of Isaiah looking towards the “miracle

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