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June 24, 2015

Nativity of St. John the Baptist 2015

From Doubt to Trust In deference to Father’s Day, which we celebrated last Sunday, I’d like to spend a few moments this afternoon reflecting on Zechariah, the Father of John the Baptist. The thought I’d like to propose is a simple one: Zechariah models for us how to progress from doubt to trust in our...
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