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The Legend of the Fourth Wise Man(Comments Off on The Legend of the Fourth Wise Man)

December 4, 2017

Adapted by the Editor

Artaban lived in the mountains of ancient Persia. On the basis of his study of the planets and stars, he predicted the birth of a great King. He sold all his possessions in order to buy gifts for the King – a radiant blue sapphire, a perfect ruby and a spectacular pearl.… More

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In Praise of Ice Cream

Anne Kerrigan

You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy ice cream and that’s kind of the same thing. American adage

Summer means it is officially ice cream season. I cannot recall when I didn’t love ice cream. When I was young, and growing up in a small apartment in the Bronx, freezers were non-existent.… More

A meditation on the Cross

There is a forest called Gethsemane or the New Eden. The forest began with one Crosstree. Each year more trees grow up around the first tree. The bark of each tree bears the distinctive red marks of a Crosstree. The red marks appear to go right through the tree; yet the tree lives.… More

Love – Fruits of the Holy Spirit

by Maria Kennedy

The unselfish loyal and benevolent concern for the good of another.
Merriam Webster Dictionary

We do our best to love as best we can in the situations we find ourselves in. Somewhere in our efforts the Holy Spirit enables us with graces to love others as God loves us.… More


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