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Stations of the Cross 2018

Posted by Hal Gordon on

South African poet Roy Campbell (1901-1957) was an adult convert to Catholicism.  Campbell's piety was eccentric but sincere. Once, when his wife chided him about being irregular in his attendance at Mass, he made this startling reply: "Ninety per cent of Christian doctrine you can...

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God Moment: The Donkey

Posted by Hal Gordon on

Because we have a donkey visiting Palmer today as part of our Palm Sunday devotions, I thought it would be polite if we took a moment to view this occasion from the perspective of our long-eared guest.  Of course, the donkey cannot speak for itself, but the donkey’s point of view was...

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God Moment - Stations of the Cross

Posted by Hal Gordon on

The word “Palmer” originally meant a pilgrim who had visited the Holy Land, and returned with a palm leaf as a sign that he or she had made the journey. Last November, I was privileged to perform the Stations of the Cross while walking the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem in the company of...

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