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Come join the celebration

The great Catholic theologian Henri Nouwen thought birthdays the most important celebration because we celebrate a person for their simple presence among us. We are glad for them, and just for them.

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In search of the American bicycle

Earlier this year I decided I was going to make good on a long-time plan and buy a road bike. I mostly ride on pavement these days; a few years back, I more or less permanently swapped out the knobbies on my mountain bike for slick tires.

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Vatican censors nun’s book on sexual ethics, and some see a bid to muzzle women’s voices

A long-simmering conflict between the Vatican and American nuns erupted again on Monday (June 4) when the Vatican's doctrinal office issued a scathing critique of a popular book on sexual ethics by Sister Margaret A. Farley, one of the first Catholics to teach at Yale Divinity School.

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Little brothers are watching

Recently, there was a post on the smart grid and the possiblity of 'big brother' watching and controling our energy use. Big brother may not be watching as much as we think.

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