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  • Poem: "Hanger Shirts"
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    Poem: “Hanger Shirts”

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    Hanger Shirts Each year before school started, mother led him to the store, through the men’s department, past the boys’ clothing to the back room with the faded cardboard sign that said: Irregulars. He didn’t know what made him irregular— perhaps it was the birthmark on his left leg or the cowlick of hair he […]

  • Poem: "Calm My Childish Fear"
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    Poem: “Calm My Childish Fear”

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    Calm My Childish Fear Here I am, Lord, sitting at your feet, Awaiting Your command; Lord, what is it you seek? Am I to do a major thing or something oh so small? Whatever it is you ask, Lord, I will do it all. For I know no matter what the task, I do not […]

  • Poem: "A Better Resurrection"
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    Poem: “A Better Resurrection”

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    A Better Resurrection I HAVE no wit, no words, no tears; My heart within me like a stone Is numbed too much for hopes or fears; Look right, look left, I dwell alone; I lift mine eyes, but dimmed with grief No everlasting hills I see; My life is in the falling leaf: O Jesus, […]

  • Poem: "The Convert"
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    Poem: “The Convert”

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    The Convert After one moment when I bowed my head And the whole world turned over and came upright, And I came out where the old road shone white, I walked the ways and heard what all men said, Forests of tongues, like autumn leaves unshed, Being not unlovable but strange and light; Old riddles […]

  • Jesus Beckons
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    My Masterpiece

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    Rediscover your Master.

  • Poem: "Just As I Am / Through a Glass Darkly"
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    Poem: “Just As I Am / Through a Glass Darkly”

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    Just As I Am / Through a Glass Darkly Just as I am, All that I am, You behold me. I see so little, So little of me, So little of You. “Through a glass darkly” Sufficiency suffices, In Faith, believing. Mingled here, Your Mercy, Grandeur, clouded in Mystery, I rest as a babe. Just […]

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    Fall of the Fake News Crusade

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    The news media is just another arm of a politicized entertainment industry.

  • Undeserving
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    Undeserving

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    I woke up this morning. I could have instead been meeting my Maker, sautéing like a piece of human bacon in the eternal frying pan or dancing with angels. You must have woken too or you wouldn’t be reading this. Have you ever put much thought in that? Waking up in the morning is not even […]

  • Archbishop Carlson Defends Life
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    Archbishop Carlson Defends Life

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    You may have heard of sanctuary cities and thought the term only applied to a city that protects illegal immigrants. But if you thought that was the case, you would be wrong—at least when it comes to St. Louis, Missouri. According to a recent St. Louis public radio report: “Two St. Louis aldermen, in partnership […]

  • Mother and Son Survived Two Years Under the Thumb of the Islamic State
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    Mother and Son Survived Two Years Under the Thumb of the Islamic State

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    By Jaco Klamer Late last year, Ismail fled Mosul with his mother Jandark Behnam Mansour Nassi (55), the two having survived ISIS’ reign of terror for two years. From the safety of Erbil, Kurdistan, the Iraqi Christians, former residents of the town of Bartella, on the Nineveh plain, told their story to international Catholic charity […]