We Need to Hear Life is Hard

In an interesting talk between Bishop Barron and Jordan Peterson, Jordan Peterson talks about how people fill up auditoriums by the thousands to hear him

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Two More Things To Do This Lent

Several years ago when I was at university, the chaplain suggested we consider taking something up, rather than giving something up, for Lent. No, he

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Hurry Up, Easter!

With the early days of the Lenten season now upon us, perhaps, like me, you already find the prospect of so many weeks ahead until

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A Society Built on Trust

I walked into Wal-Mart in Dearborn and seemed out of place because I was white and buying alcohol. (Dearborn is a Detroit suburb with the

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I Am Blind and Deaf

Early one brisk January evening a few years ago, I was driving to a speaking engagement at a parish in North Seattle. As I exited

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