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Another Sharp Prayer from St. Augie!

October 6th, 2015 · Comments Off on Another Sharp Prayer from St. Augie! · Sharp Prayers

A Prayer for Strength and Courage Attributed to St. Augustine, Bishop of Hippo God of life, there are days when the burdens we carry rub our shoulders raw and weigh us down; there are days when the road seems dreary and endless, the skies grey and threatening; there are days when our lives have no […]

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Our Neighbors in Boston

April 19th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Faith and the City

When I was five, my mother would turn on the television every afternoon and flip to Channel 13, so that I could catch “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Mr. Rogers always began with his trademark song, “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” which included the invitation: Won’t you please… Won’t you please… Please won’t you be […]

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