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Entries for August 2016

Back to School
By Father Bob Kraig The other day I was talking to a parent who had just taken their child back for their second year of college. The parent mentioned that last year brought tears when they left their son and this year reflection. Obviously there are certain events that cause us to ponder, to reflect, to question, to wonder to think ab...

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A ruby 40 years
By Father Bob Kraig This past weekend was the beginning of our parish’s 40th anniversary celebration. The 12:00 noon mass and festival in the afternoon was a great kick off. Anniversaries, whether a parish, wedding, graduation, class reunion, whatever are wonderful times to reflect and ponder. One looks back and can see many joyf...

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Appearances?
By Father Bob Kraig I remember reading a few years ago about a person who was buried in a natural disaster such as a hurricane or tornado or something similar to that. The person was covered with debris but happened to have his cell phone with him. He was able to text people and let them know his last location and thanks to the wonder of ...

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The Word August By Father Bob Kraig I don’t know about you but there’s something about the word ‘August!’ While we still have about six weeks of summer left saying that word seems to send shudders through me. Perhaps it is the fact that things start to pick up in the parish again; meetings resume; the faculty st...

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