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The Practice Run

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Just saw the Garden City school bus drive by.  School’s not in session yet, so they’re probably on a practice run.  The bus just came to a complete stop in the middle of the block, without a child in sight; yes — it’s definitely a practice run.   As I...

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Decluttering

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

Do you have one of these anywhere?  It’s a pile of papers that need to be reviewed, sorted, and either filed or discarded.  I’ll confess that I’m predisposed to collecting these piles.  In effort to be “helpful,” someone in my house occasionally...

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The Cookies

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It seemed innocent enough. They said, “Let’s leave these leftover cookies here in the Memorial Room. They’ll still be good for next week.”  Only one problem with that plan.  I actually work in the air-conditioned Memorial Room during the summer. Right next to...

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Letting Go

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Posted by Fr. Matt Oprendek on

My pup Ella’s favorite toy is what we call Ms. Blueberry.  It’s a blue plush toy that, for some inexplicable reason, has won Ella’s heart over.  She usually picks up this toy first thing in the morning and sometimes falls asleep with it right beside her mouth.  I...

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