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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

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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

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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 ...
This is our kind of conspiracy
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist At a fundraising dinner for a school that serves children with learning disabilities, the father of one of the students delivered a speech that would never ...
Why Jackson, Ms. matters
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Columnist While I was born in Lafayette and currently live in New Orleans, I was raised in Jackson, MS. So I’ve always been connected to what’s happening ...
History’s greatest was a servant
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist By conventional criteria, the greatest person who ever lived must have been one who led all contemporaries and figures of the past, as well as those ...
Are religions making the world better?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist In the swath of the bully takeover of Crimea and the massing of tanks and troops at the border of Ukraine, one can argue that the ...
The Bounce Back: Profiling, never a good means to an end
By David Dennis Jr. Contributing Writer I spent a lot of time in Chicago during my year in graduate school at Northwestern University. Once night, I ran into a guy affectionately named, ...
Epikeia is what we call common sense
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Fourteen-year-old Kayona Hagen-Tietz was having a delightful swim in the school pool for health class when a small science experiment triggered the fire alarm at Como ...

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