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Papa, don’t preach

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I believe in God. For all its worth, I attend Mass every week. I serve in our charismatic community and I believe Someone higher is responsible for my ups and I, for my downs.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

An endless search for peace

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Pius XI was pope from 1922. He had inherited the vestiges of the problems that had led to World War I and he could already see new problems that would eventually plunge the world into World War II. Against the background of this looming tragedy, he wrote his 1925 encyclical “Quas Primas,” setting up the feast of Christ the King, which we celebrated Sunday.

Posted: November 26th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Scraps

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The story is told about a boy who put a $1 bill into the collection basket. Just then the man behind him tapped him on the shoulder and handed him a $20 bill, which the boy promptly dropped into the collection basket.  Looking back, the boy said: “You’re generous man, sir.” The man answered: “Son, […]

Posted: August 13th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Overspeeding, overloading

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The story is told about a mother superior and three nuns who were stopped by a traffic policeman for overspeeding. The mother superior contested the allegation, stating that they were religious, and that God was with them, including the Blessed Mother and their patron saint. To which the policeman replied: “In that case, I will also fine you for overloading.”

Posted: July 9th, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The secret

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The story is told about a young lion that asked his mother: “Where is happiness?”  The mother lion responded: “On your tail.” Upon hearing this, the young lion started chasing his tail, and spent the whole day doing so. Seeing the young lion tired and exhausted, the mother lion said: “Son, you don’t chase happiness. […]

Posted: July 3rd, 2011 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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