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Evening Prayer 7.24.16, Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath; so the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath.

Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. 1,688 more words

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Evening Prayer 24.7.16, Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

The sabbath was made for humankind, and not humankind for the sabbath; so the Son of Man is lord even of the sabbath.

Let my prayer be set forth in your sight as incense, the lifting up of my hands as the evening sacrifice. 1,688 more words

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Civility -- Change -- Leadership

Years before George Washington became president of the United States, he penned 110 “Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior In Company and Conversation.” His writing project was more an exercise in youthful penmanship, because he copied a translated older text, originally written by French Jesuits. 766 more words

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A note from Philadelphia

I’ve been in Philadelphia since Monday evening. I’m attending the summer conference for the Institute for Catholic Liberal Education, hosted at Neumann University. The conference’s theme is  436 more words

Prose

Maria SS. Dell'Assunta Society

Peter Castellana III, Peter Castellana Jr. and the Castellana Foundation, along with Western Beef would like to congratulate Maria SS on their 105th year anniversary. A contribution of $500 was made in order to support their 105th Anniversary Journal. 94 more words

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Musings Of An Unapologetic Iconoclast

The Idols

I grew up kissing mainly perfumed rocks (and sometimes mahogany wood) chiseled into the likeness of men and women. Really. I grew up thinking it was a holy thing to do and every time I knelt and prayed to the statue, I thought I was doing God’s will and that it pleased the Father in Heaven. 1,597 more words

Faith

Morning Prayer 18.7.16, Bartolomé de las Casas, Friar & Missionary to the Indies, 1566

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore, love is the fulfilling of the law.  

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 2,606 more words

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