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From the monthly archives: June, 1999

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Woman chooses a different kind of heaven

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

June 28, 1999

In a recent novel, Anita Brookner tells the story of a 70-something widow named Dorothea May. Dorothea lives by herself in a comfortable flat in London. Materially she wants for little, but emotionally her life is not so rich.

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Gratitude is the basis of all virtue

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

June 21, 1999

When I was 18, while playing soccer at the seminary, I injured one of my knees rather seriously. The injury required a week-long stay in a local hospital.

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God does send the rich away empty

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

June 14, 1999

In her recent book For The Time Being, Annie Dillard, although herself a woman of mature faith, raises a series of hard questions about faith. For example, at one point, she asks whether what is expressed in Mary's Magnificat is in fact true:

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Prepare for a whole year of Sundays

Fr. Ron Rolheiser, omi

June 7, 1999

It only happens every 1,000 years. Millennium clocks are already ticking down to zero time, midnight, Dec. 31, 1999, the end of one millennium and the start of another. Celebrations will break out around the world.

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