Monthly Archives: May 2016

Remember Them

Memorial Day, reflection by Mary E. Latela. May 30, 2016   What is the most important task of those who have lost loved ones – To remember them, never, never to forget them! On this Memorial Day and from time … Continue reading

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Those Promises

1945 WAITING by Mary E. Latela In January of the year I was born, my mother and father, who had spent a month after their wedding in NYC, said farewell, Dad returned to duty, and Mom boarded the train and … Continue reading

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Wiseman Triumphs with What She Left Behind

Ellen Marie Wiseman Triumphs with What She Left Behind ByMary E. Latela May 20, 2016 Two young women, born sixty years apart, cross paths in almost amazing coincidences. When your resources are books – when you never speak to people … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman, God, and Angry Readers

Morgan Freeman, God, and Angry Readers by Mary E. Latela, May 16, 2016 A  Huffington Post staff writer, Antonia Blumburg, introduces the reader to a television series about God, narrated by actor Morgan Freeman.   http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/the-story-of-god-with-morgan-freeman-miracles_us Morgan Freeman is an actor, quite a … Continue reading

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Dutch Masters Display in Kansas City

Rembrandt, Vermeer Exhibit in Kansas City Mary E. Latela, May 13, 2016   The opportunity to see the work of Rembrandt, Vanmeer, and other Dutch masters resulted in a refreshing stroll through a lavish period of art in Holland, during … Continue reading

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Peace without War?

Toward a More Peaceful Community Reflection by Mary E. Latela, M.Div. Representatives of The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the global Catholic peace network Pax Christi International gathered April 11th to 13th to focus on the hope and … Continue reading

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My Brilliant Friend

My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One Paperback – September 25, 2012  by Elena Ferrante  (Author), Ann Goldstein (Translator)  Reviewed by Mary E. Latela, May 5, 2016 Our relatives arrived in the States from Italy between 1900 and 1921. My maternal grandma and grandpa lived in the … Continue reading

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Conundrum

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, May 5, 2016 In Intro to Bioethics: A Religious Perspective (Panicola, Anthem Press), the final test was to choose a case we had not studied, analyze it, and write a fu… Source: Conundrum

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Conundrum

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, May 5, 2016 In Intro to Bioethics: A Religious Perspective (Panicola, Anthem Press), the final test was to choose a case we had not studied, analyze it, and write a full report as if we … Continue reading

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Weasel Shuts Down Particle Smasher

Weasel Apparently Shuts Down World’s Most Powerful Particle Collider April 29, 201611:04 AM ET, All Things Considered, GEOFF BRUMFIEL   Have You Heard This? Reflection by Mary E. Latela, 5.4.16 “A small mammal has sabotaged the world’s most powerful scientific instrument.” The Large … Continue reading

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