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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

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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

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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 ...
Should a priest be vulnerable?
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Writer Responding to a query by South­ern SVD Provincial Superior James Pawlicki, professor/author Father Ronald Rolheiser penned some reflections on the priesthood.
Friends from Rwanda find a home
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist Using Kigali, Rwanda as a starting point, one has to traverse 8,408 miles as the crow flies to reach Fort Worth, Texas. Until two weeks ago, ...
Living a strictest Lent 365 days a year
By Fr. Jerome LeDoux Contributing Columnist When Lent was really Lent back in the day before Vatican Council II, a younger person went around hungry just about all the time, trying to ...

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