I used to be one of the lectors at my local church. At the beginning of every new liturgical year, the church provided a “Workbook for Lectors and Gospel Readers,” published by Liturgy Training Publications (of Chicago), to help us prepare to proclaim the readings every Sunday. Each week’s entry included the biblical reference and … Continue reading Good company
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I dreamed last night that I was with my daughter in an office suite of some company that I worked for. She was around one year old, as cute and happy as I remember her almost thirty years ago. We roamed around the office, oblivious to others. I remember at one point being amazed at … Continue reading Where good things happen