Monthly Archives: August 2007

Prayer request

My daughter has been hospitalized with an unusual infection in her left leg. She’s normally “fit as a fiddle,” running ten to twelve miles a week. Tuesday night we received a call that a friend was taking her to the … Continue reading

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Christian of the 21st century

“The Christian of the future will be a mystic or he will not exist at all.”–Karl Rahner. Fr. Bob Struzynski, OFM told me that a couple of years ago during one of my visits to Mt. Irenaeus. It resonated for … Continue reading

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Samba pa ti

I’ve been listening to music that was produced in the 1960’s and 1970’s lately. This renewed fascination has been fueled by many of the wonderful videos at Youtube. Carlos Santana was one of the great guitarists that came out of … Continue reading

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Do not resist an evildoer

You have heard that it was said, “An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.” But I say to you, do not resist an evildoer. But if anyone strikes you on the right cheek, turn the other … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 1960’s and now

In reading the comments on the feed at that I wrote about yesterday I’m struck by the tone of some of the comments. Life is not as some would have us believe an us vs. them. It’s not conservative … Continue reading

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Good news from Google

Google is going to start giving away Star Office as part of its free toolset that includes Picasa and Google Earth. Read more from this post at Novell’s East blog. The boys in Redmond have to be taking a deep … Continue reading

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Be yourself

I came across a great piece of writing this morning and I wanted to share it. Conformity has very little to recommend it. Trust yourself and trust others. Our world has so little trust even a little more is precious. … Continue reading

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I’m indebted to a recent visitor to this blog for the following powerful message from Fr. Stan Fortuna, CFR. I had not heard of Fr. Stan nor his ministry until tonight, but I’m impressed and blessed. I hope you will … Continue reading

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Today started out with a drive over the Mt. Irenaeus for Mass this morning. I wasn’t going to go, but being a creature of habit I got in the car and drove over. I listened to Bill Douglas on the … Continue reading

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Hazy summer thoughts..

It’s hot here tonight. It’s muggy and hot. Today the daytime temperature in the Genesee Valley and Rochester, New York area exceeded 95F. That’s very warm in Western New York. It may not be global warming but it’s unusual. I … Continue reading

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