Eleanor

Just a word… Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity…

June 1, 2021

Just a word… Solemnity of the Most Blessed Trinity… May 30, 2021  “We know we belong to the land, and the land we belong to is grand.” These words are from the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical play (reprised as a film in 1955), and are followed by the words “Oklahoma, OK!” Although I was not around when the play was produced, the catchy music from the film was familiar to me growing up, especially the words to “Oh, what a beautiful morning, Oh what a beautiful day.”  Today,…

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Just a word… Feast of Pentecost…

May 28, 2021

Just a word… Feast of Pentecost… May 23, 2021  Each of us has a story about how the Holy Spirit has nudged us, revealed something to us or hit us over the head, prompting us to move in a certain direction, or pursue a new way of living, or make some other kind of change in our lives. As far back as the 43rd chapter of Isaiah, the Lord says, See, I do something new. Do you not perceive it?  In our reading from the Acts of the Apostles…

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