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Sunday, June 30, 2019

June 30, 2019

“My boundaries enclose a pleasant land, indeed I have a goodly heritage/rich inheritance.” I discovered this verse nearly twenty years ago, when I was in Clinical Pastoral Education at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church in Brighton, MA. This is a chaplaincy training program, required by most denominations in…

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June 23, 2019

The story from today’s Gospel reading is weird and disturbing. But I wonder if it unsettles us not just because of its weirdness, but because there is something familiar in it. We may be 21st century educated sophisticates—but we still have to deal with demons: bigotry, violence, hatred, fear, addiction, greed, dishonesty—there are plenty to…

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