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Moms, a Mission & an Alabama Anchor

Thanks to Devon Walsh, award-winning anchor for WKRG TV in Mobile, Alabama. I appreciated your receptivity to the story of hope that my colleagues and I with the Good Counsel network of maternity homes figured you would want to tell! … Continue reading

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Thanks, Ken Hallenius & Facebook Live

     Thank you, Ken Hallenius, for mentioning me in your Facebook Live video this evening! Friends, please visit wgschmitt on Facebook to see this latest broadcast by Ken, a great gentleman, scholar and source of abundant insights you can … Continue reading

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God’s in the Details — and the Patriotic Songs

(Memorial Day Mass with the Knights of Columbus this morning allowed me to sing more than one verse of two wonderful songs of patriotism–“America the Beautiful” and “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee.” When you go more deeply into the songs … Continue reading

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Pope Gives a TED Talk

  The power of “you” and “you” and “you” must add up to the power of “us” in order to bring hope through solidarity. Bravo, Papa Francesco. I know TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, but here I think … Continue reading

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Dyngus Day Blessing

I’m playing the accordion again, and a great fund-raising event last night was a gig I’ll never forget. See the TV coverage, with a clip of me performing–even though the great musicians with whom I was privileged to team up … Continue reading

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Designated Revivers

God bless my daughter and all the young people for whom this year brings a first chance to vote in the U.S. presidential election. Despite a sense of normalcy in everyday life and an environment of faith and virtues nurtured … Continue reading

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Like “Hail Mary passes”? Happy Feast Day!

Today is  the  feast day  of  the archangels St.Michael, St. Gabriel, and  St. Raphael  in the Roman Catholic liturgical calendar. Thanks to an early morning program  on EWTN, I’ve just been reminded of the connection between St.  Gabriel and the … Continue reading

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