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Seeking the Riches of Heaven

Once upon a time there was a cobbler, or shoe-maker, who lived a simple lifestyle, worked hard, and was very happy with life; people passing his shop could hear him singing at the top of his voice as he fixed shoes, and he had a wave and a smile for everyone ...

What Makes Us Rich

Woody Allen once said: “It is not that I’m afraid of death. It is that I would rather not be there when it happens.” On this 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time, our three readings deal with death and dying:   For what profit comes to man from all the toil...

It’s All About “Soul”

I was early for a meeting with my spiritual director so, being a Friday during Lent, I stopped for ...

Flourishing in Our Lord’s Living Garden

The palm-tree is called in Hebrew tarmr, and in Greek phœnix. It is a dioecious tree, and belongs ...

Reflections on Work

I don’t know about you, but I sure hear a lot of people complaining about their jobs these days....

The Wise

Without fail, from time to time, at least since about the year 1000 AD, self-appointed prophets of d...

Our Foolishness

During the Middle Ages and Renaissance, jesters were employed by monarchs and noblemen to help the...

Choosing Correctly

Let me try something different this time; we shall consider what the Church feeds us from the Table ...

May Wisdom Be Ours

Our first reading for this Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time says, “God did not make death —...

Are Survivors Inherently Gifted?

Ever since the killing of seventeen people at a Florida high school on Ash Wednesday, the media have...

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