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A century after the Armistice

November 14, 2018 George Weigel 3

I’m just old enough to remember when my elders still called November 11 “Armistice Day:” the armistice in question that which stopped the shooting in the Great War. As a military matter, World War I […]

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Widows and Scribes, Substance and Style

November 10, 2018 Carl E. Olson 1

Readings: • 1 Kngs 17:10-16 • Ps 146:7, 8-9, 9-10 • Heb 9:24-28 • Mk 12:38-44 “Substance over style.” This phrase is a good reminder that a culture filled with empty rhetoric, flashing lights, endless […]