It’s Palm Tuesday in Eastern Europe

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(Vsetín, Zlinsky Kraj, Česká republika)- Over the weekend I, the Mintons and Susan paid a visit our neighboring country, Slovakia specifically to the town of Púchov. Nice small little town. It was More...

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“Ce la farà?” Francis and the possibility of a 21st Century Church

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“Ce la farà?” is loosely translated from the Italian to mean “Will he make it?” or “Will he pull it off?” This was the headline in the newspaper More...

Stand Your Ground — A Guy Thing?

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It’s been a while and news has come and gone over the last few weeks. One item still is bothering me though and that item is the so-called “Stand Your Ground” law in Florida More...

Larry Pratt seems to be aptly named

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Larry Pratt, executive director of the far-right Gun Owners of America group, recently weighed in on the aftermath of last week’s bombing in Boston, claiming that liberals More...

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It’s Palm Tuesday in Eastern Europe

(Vsetín, Zlinsky Kraj, Česká republika)- Over the weekend I, the Mintons and Susan paid a visit our neighboring country, Slovakia specifically to the town of Púchov. Nice small More...

Socialized Medicine and And the Lazarus Effect

(Vsetín, Zlinsky Kraj, Česká republika)- [I started writing this on the 5th Sunday in Lent (6 April) then I got distracted. It happens frequently to me. “Oh look, a shiny More...

Sunday Morning after the Wedding of the Decade

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The tent after the meal I am sitting in the back yard of Sarah and Andy’s house watching the sunrise. It’s going More...

Friday – The Week of the Wedding

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Sarah and Andy Happy Valley, OR. (OK, I’m writing this early Saturday morning  because I couldn’t More...

111110_HIST_coolidge_portra.jpg.CROP.rectangle3-large It’s Mission accomplished Day AND the opening of the GWB Library

As of today, this is the 511th post since I started this thing. If you want...

LPFTzoo2 Remember when Congress used to represent those who elected them?

Yeah it wasn’t too long ago we had an election. The people, some waited in lines...

well...it's a start March 6, 2013-Wed. 3rd Week of Lent

So we’ve been sequestered. I was gearing up for a TSA meltdown at PDX yesterday, but...

February 22, 2013- Fri 1st Week of Lent

Time for fairness

Time for fairness The story of what happened to Jesus in the desert before he began his public ministry is a More...

February 15, 2013 – Friday after Ash Wednesday

Did I say Friday? Like the Friday before a long weekend? I did and I say it again…it’s FRIDAY (using all..

Home Stretch

Have you ever donated to the Obama campaign? I have and they know exactly how much I have donated…since 2008! How..

Don’t Let Phil Robertson Dampen Your Christmas Spirit

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(Vsetín, Zlinsky Kraj, Czech Republic)- The fourth week in Advent already. Just seems like a week ago it was More...

“Is Francis too radical for his flock?”

Michael D’Antonio, author of a book on the clergy abuse scandals, recently wrote in a Foreign Policy magazine essay asking, “Is..

What Happened to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

He came to America when he was about nine years old and something happened to him over those years. Larry Aaronson..

Little School in the Desert

Young learner, looking for answers For the last segment of my three part video, I am addressing the topic of what makes a Jesuit school, Jesuit..
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Easter Sunday 2012

The reading from today says it all. Remember it was a woman who broke the news. On the first day of..
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March 31, 2013-Easter!!

Exsultet   Rejoice, heavenly powers! Sing, choirs of angels! Exult, all creation around God’s throne! Jesus Christ, our King, is risen!..
The tent after the meal

Sunday Morning after the Wedding of the Decade

I am sitting in the back yard of Sarah and Andy’s house watching the sunrise. It’s going to be another beautiful..