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What's That, Fr. Matt?

Don't Miss It

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

As Black Friday sales arrive in my email inbox, it seems like “Don’t miss it” is the message that’s included every time.  Don’t miss this opportunity! Don’t miss this offer!  Don’t miss the chance to buy this! The onslaught of our desperate...

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That Time of Day

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

At certain times of the day, the sun presents us with a feast for our eyes. It streams through our windows with a gentle intensity, a beaming kindness, and a revealing gaze that makes everything seem hushed and beautiful.  While I was in seminary, I caught this moment during one of our...

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Espresso

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Almost every morning, this little espresso machine pours a couple shots of ambition into my life. I smell the ground beans as they are pressed, compressed, and endure many pounds of pressure as the hot water is forced through the tiny openings inside the machine to turn out this rich, thick...

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Crowd Support

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Last weekend, I was fortunate to have the chance to support my sister as she finally ran the NYC marathon.  I was also amazed the sheer magnitude of what a million cheering fans looks like.  All along the 26.2 mile long route, there is almost no spot where runners cannot hear the...

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