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Saying Goodbye, and Hello

I was Al Angelino’s daughter-in-law for more than 30 years, but our relationship was respectful more than close. We never had long talks that I can remember. 323 more words


Second Sunday of Advent: Time for Preparing Amidst Chaos

It is a season of utter chaos: dreadful traffic, dried up wallets, stressful year-end reports.  When children come knocking at your door singing cheesy, out-of-tune Christmas carols you wish the holidays would soon be over and all this hysteria gone. 302 more words

Catholic Traditions

The Advent Season and the Wreath: Preparing for Christ

We are in the last week of ordinary time based on the Catholic liturgical calendar. In fact, we celebrate the feast of Christ the King today, a fitting tribute  to end the liturgical ordinary time.  291 more words

Catholic Traditions

Is it Morally Permissible to Attend a Gay Marriage?

When the Supreme Court legalized marriage in all 50 states of the union this past summer I knew it would be inevitable that people would be asking whether or not they could attend the marriage of a same-sex couple. 707 more words

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