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The quiet blessing of ministry to retired priests Print
Seeing with Jesus' Eyes
Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

This year, five of us priests were honored for serving 50 years in the priesthood. Barring a cancellation because of the coronavirus, we will be honored again at the Priests Assembly.

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‘Ridiculous’ to remove St. Junípero Serra Print
Word on Fire
Thursday, Jul. 30, 2020 -- 12:00 AM

I have just received word that, after voting to remove a large statue of St. Junípero Serra that stands in front of their City Hall, the government of Ventura, Calif, (which is in my pastoral region) is now considering removing the image of Padre Serra from the city seal and from the badges of the Ventura police officers.

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Smiling behind your mask Print
Guest column
Thursday, Jul. 16, 2020 -- 12:00 AM
Sr. Constance Veit, LSP

There is great irony in the twists and turns of our journey through COVID-19.

Despite the obvious simplicity of the three basic means of limiting the spread of the virus -- hand washing, social distancing, and the use of facemasks -- more and more people seem to be ignoring the advice of public health experts.

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