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Homily on Vocation Boom

A condensed form of my Sunday homily for this week is available on Vocation Boom, featuring my currently-crackly voice (another doctor’s appointment this Tuesday…). “A face made for radio and a voice made for print!” Anyway, I post a link … Continue reading

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Homilies

Having trouble getting to sleep? You’ve come to the right place! Read one of my homilies! I put them online on the site of one my parishes St. Barnabas Church (site still rather under construction). Click here to access the homilies page.

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Murphy Bed

My rectory has a “Murphy Bed”, in what is now an office. That’s the type of bed that used to flip down out of a pocket in the wall, or in this case, a closet. This room used to be … Continue reading

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On Leaving Mass Early

This is what people see as they go to leave Mass early out the main door of one of my parishes: (It was installed by a previous pastor, I think.)

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A Church, A Dessert, A View

I am enjoying a brief visit to Germany* before returning home. Today we drove through part of the Rhineland, very scenic. Here is an altarpiece in a church we stopped to see called the Rheingau Cathedral (although apparently it is … Continue reading

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Graffiti Correction Taskforce

Sometimes I wish I had a can of spray paint with me so that I could correct erroneous graffiti. Here are two egregious graffiti mistakes I’ve seen in the same number of days: 1. The word “your” needs to be … Continue reading

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Pineapple

Very sweet, delicious, and refreshing. Before: After:

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Swans

Today seems like a good day for a nice photo. Here are some swans that I saw in the beautiful town of Bruges, Belgium: Incidentally, I always thought that this photo would look good as an impressionist painting. Some photo … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Celebrate

I picked up some provisions today… …If it’s not too late after I get home tonight from the Easter Vigil, I might dive in. Otherwise, they’ll be waiting for me tomorrow!

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Air France Lounge

This afternoon (Central European time) I’m in an Air France Lounge in the Charles de Gaulle airport of Paris, on a longish layover during a trip home to see my family. If there’s anything that I’ve learned about flying through … Continue reading

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Seagull

One of our professors really dislikes seagulls (who doesn’t?) and flips out when he sees one outside the window. Fortunately that professor wasn’t here this morning.

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Club Sandwich

I had a “club sandwich” for lunch today, at a place that serves – so they claim – “typical American street food” (and other American dishes). See if you think this is a club sandwich: The top layer consisted of … Continue reading

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