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Thirteenth Tuesday in Ordinary Time

From the Word of the Day

“As Jesus got into a boat, his disciples followed him.  Suddenly a violent storm came up on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by waves; but he was asleep.  414 more words

Trust In God

Happy Birthday, Don Mincher

Happy Birthday to Don Mincher, who was a strong hitter and would be more widely known had he played for contending teams during a long and highly regarded baseball career. 255 more words

Happy Birthday

Political History Tuesday: Repeat or Not?

It is an odd but somehow intriguing fact that Jack Kennedy in 1960 was not only the first Catholic to be elected President, he was also the last Catholic to be elected. 436 more words

Presidential Elections

A special post (for Fathers Day in the United States)

A letter from John F. Kennedy to his father after a visit to Palestine in 1939.

Whatever one thinks or believes about the situation in Palestine, or what one hopes for the Palestinian people, one will find this letter amazing in its grasp of the details of the pre-1948 Palestinian situation. 71 more words


The Kennedy Brothers


THE Kennedy brothers, Hugh, John and Richard attempts at respectability in Australia seemed to have started off on the right foot. 3,283 more words


47 years

Saturday marked 47 years since the assassination of Robert Kennedy.

I was 16 in June 1968 and Bobby’s death hit me harder than President Kennedy’s five years before. 309 more words


When it Comes to Filling Out Forms

Pattie Duke’s bi-polar illness is not the same as the bi-polar illness of the woman I saw kneeling and praying on Market Street.

Even if Pattie Duke was broke her illness would be unique to her. 855 more words