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Oscar Romero's Path to Sainthood a Cause for Rejoicing... and Not Just for Catholics

(2) Comments | Posted February 5, 2015 | 12:12 PM

This week, the Vatican announced that Oscar Romero, gunned down while saying Mass three and a half decades ago, is now officially recognized as a martyr slain for his Christian faith, a step closer to possible canonization.

Many are saying that it's about time! It has been nearly 20...

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Happy New Year? How About Happy New Day, Every Day

(0) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 3:50 PM

As the iconic ball drops in Times Square, I will be one of millions watching the proceedings from the comfort of my own home. (Having once braved the crowds and the cold on Thanksgiving morning for the Macy's parade, that was more than enough for me!) As Dick Clark's protégé,...

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Giving Thanks For All Who Have Worn 'The Uniform'

(74) Comments | Posted May 26, 2013 | 6:18 AM

I never saw my father in uniform. For me, growing up in the suburbs outside Washington, D.C., Dad was a civilian, a government employee who worked for NASA. Each morning he would put on a suit and tie, have some breakfast, and leave for the office. Each night he would...

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The Episcopal Church In The Anglican Communion: Independent but Connected

(3) Comments | Posted July 4, 2011 | 6:04 AM

The Rev. William White spent several years with the group we now know as the Founding Fathers. As chaplain to the Continental Congress, he met with them, dined with them, swapped late-night stories with them (his next-door neighbor was Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence). White's unique...

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Dangerous Christians Who Teach Us To Live Like Jesus

(195) Comments | Posted May 9, 2011 | 12:10 AM

Systems resist change. The old joke, "How many _____________ does it take to change a lightbulb? -- What, change!" still gets a laugh precisely because we all have experienced some kind of relational system that has been change-resistant. As things have been, so they always will be. Now, change for...

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