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Media skew mass killing
July 5, 2016

To the editor:
I am grieved, shocked and shattered over the mass shooting at Orlando.

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Watching our children grow up is bittersweet
Watching our children grow up is bittersweet
June 28, 2016

Why is it so difficult for parents to let their children make their own choices?

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Touching the lives of many
Touching the lives of many
June 21, 2016

This time of year can be bittersweet, as it's typically marked by folks in the Diocese of Rochester opting for retirement after having logged long and faithful ministerial tenures.

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Finding what is lost
Finding what is lost
June 9, 2016

On June 13 the church celebrates the memorial of St. Anthony of Padua.

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Hitting the open road
Hitting the open road
June 7, 2016

Summer is almost here and soon many people will be embarking on vacations. While I don't have a trip planned yet, my family did take a mini vacation last month when my cousin got married in Jamestown.

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Celebrating friends
Celebrating friends
May 31, 2016

My colleague Mike Latona recently wrote a blog about friendship. His post had me reflecting on my own friendships.

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Maintaining a cheerful disposition even in adversity
Maintaining a cheerful disposition even in adversity
May 31, 2016

In this post-Pentecost season, it is important to remember some lessons from Jesus: love, pray, go, teach.

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Following mercy, not anger
Following mercy, not anger
May 31, 2016

Standing in line at the grocery, I waited for a young mom with a couple of kids to finish paying. The little girl with her leaned languidly against the counter, wearing a T-shirt emblazoned with the words, "I'm not arguing. I'm just explaining why I'm right."

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