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FBQ

  I’m Irish.  I love saying that.  We Irish love stories and every time we tell stories the details change but the truth remains… (one might think here of the Gospels?)! So here’s my gospel for the day, a little late. … Continue reading

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Hope Is Here!

COME HOPE WITH US!

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From Bones to Hope

One might think in reading the title to this Cup that I’m sharing a little of our Wednesday Morning Bible Study with you (we’re reading Eziekel, after all… dem bones dem bones dem dry bones) but I’m actually referring to … Continue reading

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Alleluia!

Yesterday afternoon I officiated at a memorial service.   We were small in number but abounding in spirit.  Funerals for people that live long lives tend to be that way and there’s an intimacy to them that’s hard to achieve … Continue reading

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A Good Gala

Yesterday evening I called a few parishioners to thank them for their help in making Planting the Seeds of Hope, our annual parish Gala and auction, a rousing success.  100% of the proceeds from this annual event at St. Alban’s Church will be given to … Continue reading

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Ding…

  I grew up in the midwestern suburbs.  I was the youngest of six children and my father worked in industrial sales.  When my dad wasn’t traveling to cities like DeMoines, Iowa, he would return home from the city at about … Continue reading

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Sex, Drugs and… Sacred Music?

I’ve loved rock and roll since, well, as long as I can remember.  As a kid growing up near Chicago I got to see many legends play to packed crowds in stadiums – Elton John, Yes, Chicago (remember them?), Emerson, … Continue reading

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