Profiles in Holiness: Dorothy Day

Dorothy Day, 1897 – 1980 I don’t quite remember, but I believe I discovered her when I was a college student and learning about social justice. Dorothy Day’s discipleship was all about taking care of those who were poor and marginalized as well as speaking truth to power, particularly around war and peace issues. Her…

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OOPS!! IT’S OCTOBER NOT LENT!!

FOLLOWERS!! MEA CULPA!!! LATE LAST EVENING YOU RECEIVED A BLOG POST FROM ME: “LENTEN ANTHOLOGY OF GREATEST HITS.” I AM NOT LOST IN A TIME WARP AND I DO REALIZE THAT IT IS OCTOBER.🎃 MISTAKENLY I HIT “PUBLISH” WHEN EXPERIMENTING WITH A NEW WORDPRESS WIDGET. SORRY! CAN I BLAME THIS ON MY SECOND GLASS OF…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Holy Eucharist but Were Afraid to Ask

Sunday, October 16, Emmanuel celebrated what is called an “instructed Holy Eucharist” at both the 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. services. In lieu of a homily, I “read between the lines” highlighting the history and theology behind the liturgical things we do in our corporate worship. Liturgy literally means the “work of the people.” It…

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Old Woman and the Sea

I am no Hemingway… But like the Old Man of his Pulitzer Prize winning novel, I have long had a problematic relationship with large bodies of water. Sea water and pool water. As a child – by the sea, by the beautiful sea – my fair, freckled skin would fry to a crisp. Bright red…

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