With Eyes of Faith

By Deacon John De Gano

 “Why is the priest putting ashes on everybody’s forehead?” Asked the tearful young child, fearful that he would be punished by his parent for getting dirty.

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By Deacon John De Gano

 Well, our neighbors are probably glad to see us taking down our Christmas lights. About half of them had them down the day after Christmas. Another quarter by New Years. And the last held on until Epiphany or the day after the Baptism of the Lord (which is when we did).

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By Deacon John De Gano

 Come and See.

 That was Jesus’ sales pitch. 

 Come if you want or don’t. I’m not going to force you to do anything you aren’t even a little bit interested in learning more about.

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By Deacon John De Gano

 How like the disciples who witnessed the transfiguration of Jesus on the mountain are we? They witnessed Jesus speaking with Moses and Elijah and the best they could come up with was, “let’s live here forever!” They missed the point completely.

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By Deacon John De Gano

 Hot Dog carts come in all shapes and sizes.

 The other day while driving home I had the opportunity to reflect on this fact while Cheryl photographed a mobile hot dog cart being towed along by its owner.

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