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Father Gollob: Finding ourselves in a new normal

Thursday, September 3, 2020078 By Father Timothy Gollob Special to The Texas Catholic During one of my morning meditations, I was given a fresh insight into the “new normal” which many people are now talking about. The article I was reading said that the 1939...

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Father Esposito: St. Paul's answer to slavery

Contemporary readers of St. Paul criticize him for his apparent tolerance of slavery (see Ephesians 6:5-9; Colossians 3:22-25; Titus 2:9-10). Given the specter of slavery and racism in our nation’s past (and, alas, the present), we wish that Paul... Friday, July 17, 2020

Father Gollob: Finding new joy

With the pandemic messing with all our social gatherings, Holy Cross had to perform a "virtual" Good-bye at the end of my 51 years as pastor. It was decided that all would be invited to drive by in the parking lot with horns honking, balloons... Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Father Gollob: A better normal for all

In the Old Covenant book of Ecclesiastes there is a wonderful exhortation about how to approach all the activities of life. There is a time for everything under the sun. One event follows another in a beautiful sequence of exaltation and of grief. Tuesday, June 23, 2020

Father Bayer: The Complexity of True Solidarity

One summer in college, I worked at a ministry in Chicago. I served as a mentor for kids in hard social and economic situations. Beyond this ministry, I remember two days there: the morning I ran the Chicago Distance Classic, and the evening I saw... Sunday, June 21, 2020

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