Monthly Archives: September 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017, the Last Day of Summer

From the Past Reflections from Homilies, Fr. Paul Gabriel.  Blessed Sacrament Church, Burlington, NC. . . To lower expectations and raise hopes.  (2013) The Divine Spirit is within us.  We must activate the gift.  What are we doing with the … Continue reading

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

At a Church.  The speaker, introducing a book for discussion at a reading group, read from it, “The soul is tender….” Yes, the soul is tender.  And there are times that we need to be attentive to that need. The … Continue reading

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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Another Kind of Almanac.  A friend, who grew up in Pennsylvania, told me that his father had his own way of determining seasons:  winter began on December 1; spring, March 1; summer, June 1; autumn, September 1.  He thus varies … Continue reading

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