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The Voices of the Morning Workers

“Is it not lawful for me to do what I wish with what I own?  Or is your eye envious because I am generous?”

Mt 20:15…

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Called to Accounting ...

What injustice did your fathers find in Me, that they went far from Me and walked after emptiness and became empty?

Jer 2:5

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The Paris Attack

“… we have created a political and legal culture that presses the religiously faithful to be other than themselves, to act publicly, and sometimes privately as well, as though their faith does not matter to them.”

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How will we love when the churches are closed?

… scruffy skateboarders launched perilous jumps in a soaring old church …watched over by a mosaic likeness of Jesus and a solemn array of stone saints.

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Rats' Feet over Broken Glass

Our dried voices, when

We whisper together

Are quiet and meaningless

As wind in dry grass

Or rats’ feet over broken glass

In our dry cellar.

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" ... sow love"

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.  Where there is hatred, let me sow love.

St. Francis of Assisi

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Yesterday – five days before Christmas, two on-duty New York City policemen were killed while sitting in their car.

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Cigarettes, Taxes and Death

“Give to the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to God the things that are God’s.”

Mk 12:17

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These are the words that Jesus spoke when asked if it was lawful to pay taxes to the emperor.  

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