Archive for the ‘Opinions’ Category
Posted by William Borst on December 18th, 2014
While leaders in the United States and Western Europe rightfully denounce human violations in the Middle East and Africa, they…
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Posted by Fr Avelino González on December 17th, 2014
One hundred years ago, on Christmas Eve 1914, an incredible event took place on the Western Front in France during…
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Posted by Fr Joseph Esper on December 15th, 2014
In every political campaign there are some workers who receive little notice, but who have a very important job: advance…
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Posted by Fr Joseph Pellegrino on December 14th, 2014
As the whole world prepares to celebrate Christmas, making believe that the Christmas Season has started (It hasn’t yet, you…
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Posted by Deacon Donald Cox on December 12th, 2014
Family traditions are important. These traditions not only form close family bonds, they also create memories that will last a…
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Posted by Fr Avelino González on December 11th, 2014
On December 12 the Church in the United States will be celebrating the optional memorial of Our Lady of Guadalupe,…
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Posted by Fr Joseph Esper on December 10th, 2014
Here in Michigan we say that there are two seasons of the year: winter, and road construction season. When the…
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Posted by Fr Charles Irvin on December 8th, 2014
One of the most important needs we have in life is to receive respect and esteem from others, no matter how high or lowly our position may be on the ladder of social importance. This is a good and legitimate need. Humility does not mean being a door-mat upon which others wipe their feet. But […]
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Posted by Fr Joseph Pellegrino on December 6th, 2014
“Hail, full of Grace, the Lord is with you,” that greeting that Gabriel gave to Mary is part of our Catholic DNA. We say it over and over when we recite the Hail Mary, “Hail Mary, full of Grace.” Perhaps we have heard this greeting so much, we have repeated it so often, that we […]
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Posted by Fr Charles Irvin on December 2nd, 2014
Dante Alighieri, simply known by us as Dante, was a major Italian poet of the Middle Ages. In his classic epic poem, The Divine Comedy, he has these words inscribed over the gates of Hell: Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. The damned, those who will live forever in hell, live with no hope […]
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