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COVID-19: In the Distance

I have read accounts of Catholics in the past who gathered for Mass in secret, in the dead of night, like vagrants huddled around a trashcan fire to warm their hand and pass a pint of gin. The stories about clandestine Masses include priests who break unjust laws and put their lives at risk to offer the Holy Mass: England in the time of St. Thomas ...

04 01 2020

Grace of the Mind and Mental Health

The human brain is a marvel of biology. Composed of over one hundred billion neuron cells, it is capable of great feats of ingenuity. At its height, it takes part in the creation of great musical sympathies, can process multiple languages, can program machines capable of sending images through invisible space, understand the complexities of astroph...

02 25 2020

Nature Is Made for the Supernatural

Grace comes at the most unexpected times and in the most unusual places. I had a beer in hand, relaxing after skiing the glaciated slopes of Grands Montets, on a perfectly sunny, bluebird day.   The view before me - Mont Blanc, an immense massif rising 13,000 feet above the Chamonix valley floor, the rooftop of continental Europe.  I...

04 21 2016

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