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"Standing up for War" (a July 4th homily inspired by this Sunday's lectionary)

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Readings for 14 th Sunday in Ordinary Time: ZEC 9:9-10; PS 145: 1-2, 8-11, 13-14; ROM 8:9, 11-13; MT 11:25-30;

Two weeks ago

Between innings

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Of a Cubs-Pirates game

At Wrigley Field,

They celebrated a Marine from Iraq --

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A local boy

Who emerged from the Cubs' dugout

Waving

To a hero's welcome

From a crowd on its feet

Cheering

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Between swigs of PBR

As if the poor kid had hit

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Mike Rivage-Seul is a liberation theologian and former Roman Catholic priest. Retired in 2014, he taught at Berea College in Kentucky for 40 years where he directed Berea's Peace and Social Justice Studies Program.Mike blogs (more...)
 

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