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Maturity Is More Than Age

Posted by Holly Shanefelt on 10/13/20

October 10, 2020

Maturity Is More Than Age

Way back in the 80’s, I argued that the new push for “political correctness” was a joke in itself. I was a lot younger in years forty years ago, but I was much more immature than my thirty-four years. It would ... Read More »

Of Politics And Religion – A Prophecy Or A Heresy

Posted by Holly Shanefelt on 9/29/20

September 12, 2020

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Of Politics And Religion – A Prophecy Or A Heresy

            For a good part of my life, I have been told that people can talk about any issue except politics and religion. One reason behind this “conventional wisdom”, according to my parents, lay in ... Read More »

Important Decisions

Posted by Holly Shanefelt on 9/29/20

September 27, 2020

Important Decisions

            In a few weeks, Americans will go to the polls to elect public officials from the local arena to the Presidency of the United States. Over this campaign period, as in prior ones, there have been some Catholic bishops, priests, deacons, religious sisters ... Read More »

Deacon Bill: The Importance of Who?

Posted by Holly Shanefelt on 8/05/20

I believe that most of us are comfortable with the notion of Jesus as the Messiah. In Hebrew, messiah means “anointed one”, in Greek, the “anointed one” is “Christ”. To be correct, we should call Jesus “the Christ”, not simply Jesus Christ. But this is not a significantly important ... Read More »