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Instrument of Peace

One of my favourite songs of all time, Instrument of Peace, by the Canadian Tenors is derived from the Prayer of St Francis.  I hope you enjoy it as much as I do….:) 124 more words

Poetry

ʼn Gebed van St. Franciscus van Assisi

Here, maak my ʼn instrument van u vrede.
Waar daar haat is, laat my liefde bring.
Waar daar oortredings is, vergifnis,
waar daar twyfel is, geloof, 74 more words

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A Call from the Wilderness!

Matthew 3:1-12

May the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, and the spirit of knowledge and fear of the Lord come to us in the proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. 800 more words

Sermon

On the History of the Nativity Scene

It’s not everyday that the course of my research drives me into immediately popular territory—that is, interesting and relevant to normal people who don’t spend all of their time thinking about religion or biblical studies. 2,787 more words

Christmas

St. Francis of Assisi

Saint Francis of Assisi was born circa 1181. His father was a wealthy cloth merchant who owned farmland around Assisi, Italy, and his mother was a beautiful Frenchwoman. 517 more words

Posts

Excuse Me Sir...

My pre-Thanksgiving commute this morning was dreary; the shale colored sky with no sun in sight, the fewer cars on the road, the blah feeling that comes with having to work the day before a major holiday. 1,015 more words

Life

My brother’s keeper: Basketball-loving twins fight arduous cancer battle together

CHICAGO — Shane Green is casually chatting about college basketball with his brother, Shawn, at lunch. If it weren’t already evident they’re identical twins, on this chilly fall day they wore matching outfits — the same winter vests — which they swear was unplanned. 2,138 more words

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