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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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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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The Jesuits: … Ad Maiorem Dei Gloriam

So that’s Latin. Since I sure as heck didn’t study Latin, here’s what it means: “To the Greater Glory of God…” A noble motto from Saint Ignatius, the founder of the Jesuits (literally followers of Jesus) whose feast day we … Continue reading

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Inspirational Tattoos on the Heart

Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries in L.A., writes poignantly of Boundless Compassion, Redemption & the ‘Slow work of God’ in his book, Tattoos on the Heart.  Providing powerful snapshots of his ministry among violent Gang Members in Los … Continue reading

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