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Cool Encounter #2

It could have been any toll bridge looming before us in the middle of the night. It was there, standing between what we left behind and where we hoped to be; unseen in the blackness of the night, yet we … Continue reading

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Wkly Brief – Cool Encounter #1 Boston

We were sixteen, from a parochial school in Western New York, which had released us onto the city streets in Boston. It was our last day, the tours to The Garden, Rockport, and Faneuil Hall had netted us some plastic memorabilia and a live lobster … Continue reading

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Weekly Brief – Ash Wednesday Contemplation

“But when you give alms, do not let your left hand know what your right is doing.” Matthew 6:3 When I was a child I was encouraged to give something up for Lent as a sacrifice to God. But somehow … Continue reading

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