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Lessons from Prison Ministry

August 18, AD2016 1 Comment
Lessons from Prison Ministry

One Saturday morning about a year and a half ago I attended training to volunteer at the local county jail. During the training, the deputy instructor spent the morning teaching us everything that can go wrong in a prison. Riots, lock downs, power outages, disease outbreak, homemade weapons – it really is quite an impressive […]

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A Catholic Priest Survives the Gulags – What About America?

January 6, AD2014 11 Comments
A Catholic Priest Survives the Gulags  – What About America?

What is the American equivalent of what the Russian’s called a Gulag? A familiar word to Americans, because of our cold war relations with the Soviet Union. GULAG is actually an acronym for Glavnoe Upravlenie ispravitel-no-trudovykh LAGerei or ”Main Administration of Corrective Labor Camps” that operated the Soviet system of forced labor camps in the […]

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Ignore God, It Works for Me!

July 22, AD2013 1 Comment
Ignore God, It Works for Me!

A confident-appearing older man looking at the interviewer beside the camera says: “I envy the little old lady who sits in front of the T.V. and believes, holds her hand up to the screen and says Amen. Yes, I believe she is going to get to heaven, and believes in the hereafter. Yes, I very […]

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