Articles by: Fr. George Smiga

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Violence at the Capital

Violence at the Capital

If we wish to be authentic to the life and message of Jesus, we must be non-violent people.

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Senseless Gifts

Senseless Gifts

Every experience that God gives us has a purpose, and in time that purpose will emerge.

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Simeon’s Bucket List

Simeon’s Bucket List

Simeon had a bucket list, and there was only one thing on it.

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Covid Christmas

Covid Christmas

Christmas has been difficult, disappointing, and dangerous from the beginning.

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Doubt and Something More

Doubt and Something More

Mary’s Annunciation gives us insights into our call as well.

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The Larger Vision

The Larger Vision

Jesus keeps stretching us to recognize our connection to the least among us.

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Comfort with a Condition

Comfort with a Condition

If we wish to be comforted, we must surrender to the Comforter.

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Trusting the Potter

Trusting the Potter

The challenge of Advent is to ask how will God use the difficult events of 2020 to make something beautiful.

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When the King Comes

When the King Comes

Our concern for those who are in need must extend beyond the circle of our immediate family and friends.

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The Gift of Opportunity

The Gift of Opportunity

Whatever opportunity God entrusts to us, however limited, is a gift we are to use.

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Disagreeing with Respect

Disagreeing with Respect

Even as we disagree with others, we can still extend to them the respect we all deserve.

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The Saintly Chorus

The Saintly Chorus

The Communion of Saints tells us that all of us as God’s holy people are connected to one another.