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SUNDAY COMMENTARY:Last Liftoff for a Historic Institution?

Fr. Dean of St. Mary’s church

It takes a gargantuan effort to launch even a single shuttle. STS-135 “last Space Shuttle mission” is a bitter-sweet final launch. 820 more words

Faith And Religion

Sunday Commentary: Christian Mission Today —Crossing the Great Divide

Fr. Dean McFalls, St. Mary’s Church, Stockton, CA
Special to Bilingual Weekly

Last Saturday’s Faith Section readers were treated to a battle of theologies. One columnist took the prophetic stance that modern Christians in a “Post-Christian” era have lost their credibility by focusing more on what they are against than what they are for, and by failing to minister compassion and tolerance. 1,330 more words

Politics

Commentary: Running from the Pharaoh’s Open Tomb

Fr. Dean McFalls / St. Mary’s Church, Stockton, CA

My brother is booked to fly to Cairo this Monday.   Having flown out from Seattle Thursday night for Amsterdam, he’d originally looked forward to an… 695 more words

Opinion

Choosing Life in a Dangerous World

Fr. Dean McFalls,  St. Mary’s Church, Stockton, CA

The transfer of Representative Gabrielle Giffords to a Houston hospital for physical therapy marks a major milestone in the nation’s recovery from the shocking events of January 8th.  911 more words

Opinion

Sunday Commentary: A Short Life That Spanned the Great Abyss

Between the day she was born and the day she died the world had changed.

Father Dean McFalls / St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Stockton, CA / Special to Bilingual Weekly… 742 more words
Opinion

Sunday Commentary: The Things We Can’t Control or Understand

BIRDS AND NATURE GOING NUTS
Father Dean McFalls / St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Stockton, CA
Special to Bilingual Weekly

Sometimes nature seems to go nuts.  In fact, it’s been happening since the beginning of time.  890 more words

Opinion

Winging our Way to a Place of Hope and Promise

Fr. Dean McFalls / St. Mary’s  Church / Special to Bilingual Weekly
Wednesday morning, Shreveport got an extra dose of nationwide attention.  
During the Air Force’s late-game victory over Georgia Tech, one of the military’s falcon mascots took off flying.  865 more words

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