Tag Archives: Catholicism

Epiphany—Flurries of Awesomeness All Around the World

Today is Epiphany. Epiphany rocks. Here are some ways Christians all around the world rock Epiphany in great flurries of awesomeness. Continue reading

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Soul Bites the News: U.S. Religious Geography

The other night I saw this fascinating article on religious geography floating around social media. Among other data, it features a United States map showing which religions are most prominent in which parts of the country. What I find most … Continue reading

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But for the Grace of God Go I to the San Bernardino Greyhound Station at 4am

From the low, brown hills at 3:00am, urban coyotes yipped in packs at the full Snow Moon as she presided over an inland California landscape decimated by February heat. The lean beasts are starving, I thought. I crested one of … Continue reading

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Who Needs an Our Lady of Guadalupe Bottle Opener Keychain You Ask? WHO DOESN’T?

On this New Year’s Sunday, I thought I’d share with you my favorite Christmas present. Isn’t she lovely? Now every time I drink a bottle of fancy beer it will be like I said a little prayer. I’m going to … Continue reading

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New Year, New Soul: Spiritual Resolution Ideas for 2017

2017 starts tomorrow and it’s about time we added taking care of our souls to our standard lists of resolutions that are usually all about taking care of our bodies. Continue reading

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Gone Churchin’: Christ the King Catholic Church, Oklahoma City, OK

Entering Christ the King Catholic Church in Oklahoma City, Christ on a cross that touched the ceiling. At his bleeding feet, pumpkins, autumn leaves, gourds, pinecones, apples, abundance of the season. I thought of accounts of Athena in her temple … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Notes on Las Posadas and the Inner Word

Growing up, I assumed that Jesus being born humble and everybody but the wicked city dwellers and innkeepers being joyful about it was pretty much all we were supposed to get from the Nativity story. However, after reading the following … Continue reading

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