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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

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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

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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 ...
Another instance of a white male in America frustrated that privilege has somehow escaped him
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Columnist Here we are. Again. Another mass shooting in America. Another instance where gun laws or some sort of focus on mental health or early detection could ...
Don’t leave church in the shape you came in
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist “There’s a 911 going off all around the Catholic Church, especially in the Black part of the Church! But few people seem to be listening to ...
I did not ride a horse on Palm Sunday
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Palm Sunday was just over a week away when the conversation turned to my annual horse ride around the block with church members in procession singing, ...
The end time of a mother’s love
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Every mother experiences the most intense of all love relationships through her epic journey with the child in ...
Unless wanted, God vacates our lives
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In their frenzied zeal to expel God from our schools and public places, misguided interpreters of our Constitution’s decree on Chur­ch and State have ...

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