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Entries by Michele Somerville from 12/2011

World AIDS Day 2011: One Catholic's Musings on Hope

| Posted 12.01.2011 | Religion

Her World AIDS Day contribution emerged from her own hope, even as she was living suffering similar to that she depicted through paint. If that was not the Holy Spirit at work, I don't know what might be.

Should Churches Be Permitted to Worship on Public School Premises?

| Posted 12.14.2011 | Religion

Although we can (and must) draw lines to ensure that schools do not teach religion, endorse religion, permit collective prayer while school is in session, we can no more kick prayer out of schools than we can evict God.

December Dilemma: Maccabees vs. the Elves

| Posted 12.21.2011 | Religion

I have been so busy preparing for Hannukah and Christmas that I have, thus far, pushed away the urge to weigh the quandry "interfaith" couples find themselves in this time of year.

It Takes a (Christmas) Village to Raise a Child With Autism

| Posted 12.27.2011 | Parents

We're three years apart, my brother and me. I'm a city mouse. He's a suburb mouse. He drives a big suburban truck. I ride the subway. He works in fi...