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Easter Feast: Victorious Living

As the liturgy leads us to proclaim, “This is the Feast of victory for our God.”  Sin, death and the power of Satan have been defeated.  We are invited to live as victorious people.  We are invited to lead the abundant life. We no longer live as people who have no hope.  Each day is […]

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Fasting: From Foolishness

In the movie, “Sixth Sense,” the young boy says, “I see dead people and they don’t even know they are dead.”  I saw a poster that picks up on this theme and it says, “I see stupid people and they don’t even know they are stupid. Like beauty, stupid is in the eye of the […]

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Fasting: From War

Back in the 1960’s, there was a poster by the artist Sister Corita Kent that said, “What if they viagra natural medicina mapuche gave a war and nobody came?”  This, of course, was at the height of the Viet Nam war but it is a question worth pondering. I struggle with this question.  When you […]

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Fasting: For Justice

I believe in charity and compassion, but, even more, I am coming to believe in working for justice.  As the saying goes, “Give a man a fish and he eats for a day.  Teach a man to fish and he eats for a lifetime.”  The Gospel allows us to see things differently and empowers us […]

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Fasting: Confront Consumerism

Here is the quote that I heard, “Advertising creates in us a desire to spend money we do not have on products that we do not need.”  Could one say that consumerism fosters a form of idolatry?  I know that this is true for me.  I don’t consume big items……I dribble.  Little things here and […]

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