May 2017

The Significance of Numbers.

     The Church marks the Feast of the Ascension this weekend and the nation marks Memorial Day. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day as a custom was born to decorate the graves of those who died in the Civil War. Over 20 towns claim to be the birthplace of this day of remembrance, but …

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The Desire for More

There are a couple of different ways to look at our desire for more. In the physical part of our ONE world, the desire for more fuels a consumer mentality. It is often essential to marketing and sales efforts that drive the consumer products of our world. These efforts are almost always based on inspiring …

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Celebrating Women

We celebrate Mothers this weekend. I hope we celebrate them every day because of the life they have brought into the world and the life that they continue to nurture. The Gospel of John gives us an interesting way of looking at motherhood. In the wedding Feast at Cana story, Jesus’ mother Mary is introduced …

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The Life-Giving Power of Water

     May, particularly early May, can be rainy. This past week God, through the clouds of the sky and the currents of weather patterns, gave us lots of rain—lots of rain several days in a row. Spring time in Chicago often gives us a lot of showers and storms and it seems that every year …

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