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Caught by Sunday Thoughts @ LOVE!

Sometimes we think love has got to be that mushy stuff plastered on anniversary cards or whispered between folks who are Seriously Serious into that commitment thing (relationships, dating, marriage??)  But, for all of us (single or not) there’s that … Continue reading

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Jesus, Jesus, Jesus ….

Dashing to the Easter Vigil service – one of my favorites of the whole year (& also the longest, hence this quickie post as last year did not get home until well after midnight!)   As we end our Lenten fasts … Continue reading

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Life, faith & love: Oscar Romero (24 March 1980)

Sometimes our faith comes with a price – an expensive exchange if we’re serious about it.  Really serious like Archbishop Oscar Romero, who in faith raised his voice against the injustices pervading El Salvador around him & paid with his … Continue reading

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Pope Francis… & prayer….

Tufts of white smoke wafting above the Vatican & we have a New Pope!!!  This evening (Italian time)  the world welcomed Pope Francis at the 265th successor to Peter.   Argentinian Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, archbishop of Buenos Aires, is the … Continue reading

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St. Brigid… a prayer…

A prayer for this Monday in Lent…& as the Conclave begins tomorrow in Rome(!!) “Rouse us, O Lord, from the sleep of apathy and from tossing to and fro in our thoughts.. That we may not longer live as in … Continue reading

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…the price of faith…. St. Denis

Last week my brother & i visited the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond again on the occasion of his birthday (my older brother Dean came to ‘hang out’ with the Savvy Saints : ) … while there we … Continue reading

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WONDER’ful Wednesday: Mt. Tabor …(& the Glory of God!)

Please note the Very Cool Title that replaces ‘Wednesday Photographs’ as suggested last week by one of my dearest childhood friends, Julie Perez Boone: “‘WONDER’ful Wednesday.’ The reason, Julie explained, “That way we, the readers, can ‘wonder’ what beautiful picture … Continue reading

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ADVENT: … joy? ….

Years ago when I returned from the Middle East, folks at cocktail parties and church often asked, “So, what did you learn in all your time over there?” egads!  How to compress 5 years of living and working in the … Continue reading

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MOVIES: For Greater Glory (+++++ Inspirational!!)

“Que viva Cristo Rey!” Inspiration permeates this thought-provoking true story about Religious Freedom in Mexico during the 1920’s regime of President Plutarco Calles. Beautifully crafted, well acted with an amazing cast, the kind of movie that stays with you awhile … Continue reading

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Friday in Lent….prayer of Thomas Merton

This prayer from the deeply spiritual Trappist monk, Thomas Merton, has been a favorite for eons – at least 20+ years since taking a class at Georgetown in DC & reading as many of his books as possible! (like i … Continue reading

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