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Called by God in 1946; Called Home Again in 1997

Mother Teresa (August 26, 1910 – September 5, 1997) A very polarizing figure from the 20th Century, Mother Teresa was a direct inspiration for Diana, Princess of Wales, when she was going through her marital troubles with Charles. On February … Continue reading

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Modern Saints: Called to Action in the 20th Century

Evita, Mother Teresa and Diana This might seem like a strange trio to include in one post about 20th Century saints, but they have caught the collective eye of the Earth’s population for their charitable work. I suppose it was … Continue reading

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Public Opinion: Without Prejudice?

College Admissions Bribery Scandal I waited a few days before adding my two cents’ worth, but this latest distraction from the United States has become a witch hunt of a different sort. So far 50 people have been indicted in … Continue reading

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Did Dickens “Invent” Christmas?

The Man Who Invented Christmas Three of us went to see this movie last night. It definitely helped to be familiar with the story “A Christmas Carol” as the seeds of it are literally scattered throughout the film. The Plot … Continue reading

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