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Our life is precarious, delicate, precious

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Exactly 20 years after Siberian Express # 1, Siberian Express # 2 had hit the United States on January

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The true U.N. began 2,021 years ago

By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Some 2,021 years ago – give or take a half dozen years or so – a child was born

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When ‘walking’ becomes a criminal act
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist We all know that African Americans are stopped, arrested and convicted in numbers that can only be called inhumanely disproportionate. This isn’t news. Now, ...
Which juices/demons drive you?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “You can’t judge a book by its cover” is threefold more true of trying to judge a fellow human by his external appearance and conduct. Actor/comedian ...
Dignity is something Jesus shunned
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In a recent circular letter, the Congregation For Divine Worship announced that the placement of the sign of peace within Mass will ...
Sweet grapes in a bittersweet life
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “The often hot and humid Texas weather lends itself to growing grapes.” Given the oft blistering, triple-digit temperatures of North Central Texas, I was somewhat stunned to ...
Do you align the odds of life in your favor?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “If you have had chickenpox, you already have the shingles virus inside you.” After hearing the TV advisory one more time that one in three people ...
Hit your reset button at least once a year
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist As I lay in bed about to fall asleep, Monday, June 2, was fading into midnight when my memories were jogged by the bass booming of ...
Too Poor to Pay? Do not pass go, go directly to jail!
By Marjorie R. Esman Guest Columnist In the landmark 1983 case, Bearden v. Georgia, the United States Supreme Court ruled that a man’s Constitutional rights were violated when he was imprisoned for ...
The anytime sermon by an atheists’ chaplain
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist The theme of today’s sermon is Nothing. As you know, we usually have a plethora of ideas to discuss. But today we are just going to ...

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