Author Archives: Dennis P. McGeehan

Hateful Unions

There you sit at the head of the table, with your lovely wife of fifty-five years. Around the table are your eight children, your 12 grandchildren, and a few special friends. They are there to celebrate your anniversary. Through the … Continue reading

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Violence is the Answer

What has recently happened in Dallas is a tragedy for the families of the officers killed, a shocking event for the families of the wounded and most importantly of all, a clarion call for pure unvarnished truth to be spoken. … Continue reading

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Sitrep

Our sons have autism and other challenges. The experts wrote them off. The experts were wrong! It has been a long road. Nineteen years ago our son Kenneth was changed overnight (literally) from the sweet loving child he was into … Continue reading

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The Visitation and Saint Joseph

In the Gospel of Luke we read, The Angel Gabriel was sent to a virgin betrothed to a man named Joseph … Mary gives her fiat then sets off to visit her cousin Elizabeth who she is informed is also pregnant. … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Heaven and the Big Bang

In the Bible, God says, “Let there be light.” With His word God brings forth all there is. Father George Lemaitre, a Belgian priest, was the first to postulate the Big Bang Theory. If you close your eyes and envision … Continue reading

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Sun Dancing – A Book Review

On one day a year, on Saint Patrick’s Day, people around the world celebrate their Irish heritage, even if they have none. Parades, parties and the Wearin-of-the Green are ubiquitous. It may not be a stretch to state that those … Continue reading

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The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph – A Book Review

Among the classics of Catholic literature, The Life and Glories of Saint Joseph is a book to be consumed, savored and meditated on. Do not attempt large bites rather enjoy each morsel one paragraph, even one sentence at a time. … Continue reading

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Excerpt from the The Diaries of Joseph and Mary

The Purification of Mary Her time of separation was over. Mary traveled with me to the Temple to perform the ritual. She wanted to walk to the city barefoot as reparation to God. I told her firmly no. She obeyed … Continue reading

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The Espousals of Joseph and Mary

*Fifteen Traditions about Joseph and Mary This list draws on traditions that are mostly forgotten today. They were however well known during the time of the Early Church Fathers. They can be considered small “t” tradition for those of the … Continue reading

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We Were Visited By Kings

I heard them coming before I saw them, the bells on their animals ringing clear in the evening air. At first, I stood at the opening of the cave, my staff in hand, in front of Mary until I heard … Continue reading

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