The oldest Catholic church in my hometown is an impressive structure with marble altars and beautiful mosaics and stained glass windows.
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We have seen before on the news how a huge company might offer a lot of money to buy another company. It might be for a couple hundred million, or something that goes into the billions of dollars.
It’s funny where you can learn a lesson and catch a glimpse of the divine. Recently, in a grocery store, I witnessed this incident:
Check out some of the so-called news sites online and you’ll often find as many lists as news stories.
In Psalm 8:4, King David proposes a profound question to God: "Who is man that you are mindful of him, and the son of man that you care for him?" As response to some form of this same question (Who is man?), various visions of the human person have been proposed by history’s greatest thinkers.
As I wrote at the end of my previous column, this month’s is about the death penalty. A referendum will be on the ballot Nov. 8 deciding either to bring back the death penalty to Nebraska or retain last year’s repeal of the death penalty through LB 268.
The phone call came when I was boiling sweet corn – suppertime on a hum-drum Sunday whose excitement peaked with a trip to the grocery store.
Cardinal Robert Sarah, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, caused a rumpus earlier this summer by proposing to a meeting of liturgists in London that the Catholic Church return to the practice of priest and people praying in the same direction during the