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The Work of Humility

Reflections for Labor Day: God gave me being in order that I should give it back to him. It is like one of those traps whereby the characters are tested in fairy stories and tales on ini­tiation. If I accept … Continue reading

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“Joy is in the gift of the Church”

The shabbiest tuppeny doll will rejoice a baby’s heart for half the year, but your mature gentleman’ll go yawning his head off at a five-hundred franc gadget. And why? Because he has lost the soul of childhood. Well, God has … Continue reading

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Christmas gifts

Christmas is the traditional gift giving season. For many the gifts given and received at Christmas are heartfelt expressions of the depth of loving relationships. There are other occasions where we commonly give gifts as well such as birthdays, weddings, … Continue reading

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