With Eyes of Faith

By Deacon John De Gano

 Since 1939, when the movie “The Wizard of Oz” was first released, generations of moviegoers and TV watchers have watched the adventures of Dorothy Gale, prodigal girl from Kansas, who ran away from her Auntie Em and Uncle Henry’s farm only to return the wiser.

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By Deacon John De Gano

 The recent “Day without an Immigrant” protest by immigrants in the United States got me to thinking about what the impact would be if there were no Roman Catholics around.

 A quick look on the Internet revealed the following:

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By Deacon John De Gano

 The other day as I was leaving the parish I happened to mention in passing to a friend that I was heading home to do some laundry for the upcoming week. “Big plans, right?” I said.

 My friend chuckled, and repeated for me what her mom had told her about doing laundry on Sunday, “Better not do it today.”

 “Why not?” my friend asked her Mom. 

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By Deacon John De Gano

 The proverb, “the early bird catches the worm,” suggests that the person who gets there first has the best seat in the house and it may, in fact, be true, sometimes…for the bird. It is not true, however, for the worm, nor the first mouse to a mousetrap loaded with cheese. 

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