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In the Company of Saints

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Throughout the month of August, we’re taking a close look at 23 verses of the New Testament.  They comprise Ephesians chapter one, which paints one of the Bible’s most comprehensive pictures of what it means for ordinary people to be “in Christ.”    The irreverent British comedians known as Monty Python became famous, in part, because they never hesitated to take on… Read more »

Saints Among Us

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The 17th century French priest launched a revolution in compassionate ministry to the poor and marginalized. A recent fictional St. Vincent turns out to be a pretty remarkable guy, too.   In the 2014 comedy-drama St. Vincent, Bill Murray plays Vincent McKenna, a grouchy drunk who lives in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.  Maggie, an overworked single mom who is battling for the custody of… Read more »