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 Does Your Body Need Vitamin Supplements?

February 5, 2018When I was on the mend from two cracked ribs, etc., the doctor prescribed, among other pills, a once- a-week-50,000-unit pill for vitamin D. That set me to wondering about the implications o...
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We Must Not Be Lulled Into La-La Land

May 20, 2018 Society of the Divine Word Southern Province U.S.A. Provincial Superior, Father Paul Kahan, sent an urgent email to all of us at 8:20 in the morning of May 7, 2018. Held at gunpoint was the tit...

A Greiving Mother’s Mother’s Day

May 13, 2018It was a month of Sundays since A Greiving Mother's Mother’s Day I had received a call from Hannah Augillard Benjamin, but the approach of Mother’s Day 2018 changed that abruptly. Dreary and pai...

Have Opioids Entered Your Life?

January 15, 2018The pain medicine Tramadol was prescribed for me recently, to be taken every six hours or according to my need, to suppress the pain attendant to two ribs cracked when I stumbled on a marble...
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Poindexter At The Bookends Of My Pastorates

 January 22, 2018Shortly after the October 17, 1981 beginning of my first pastorate at Saint Martin de Porres Church in Prairie View, Texas, Poindexter came to be a well-known name that formed part of the f...

We Waste Untold Amounts Of Spiritual Gems

January 8, 2018The outsize physical world in which we live is a paradise overflowing with myriads of spectacular fauna and flora stunning in their variety, purpose and utility to us. About 200,000 years ago...

Ex-Slaves Are Laying Siege To Heaven’s Gates

June 11, 2018                                                                                                         1Born a slave on June 27, 1766 in Saint-Marc in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (Hai...

Every Column/Sermon/Task Is A Meditation

January 29, 2018 Though the following thoughts seem only clerical in nature, they pertain to every human being. When taken into ourselves and absorbed as part of us, a column, sermon, task and all human end...
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Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi return to the UK

After opening the EFG London Jazz Festival to sensational acclaim in 2016, they returned in 2017 to star in the Steinway two-pianos festival with UK audiences clamouring for more of the stylish variety, collect...
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Bringing Amédé Home

A symbolic ceremonial event for an iconic Louisiana musicianOpelousas, LA — Sunday, March 11, 2018, a special event, Bringing Amédé Home, will take place at 4pm at the St. Landry Parish Visitor Information ...

Striking the Right Balance Between Diet and Exercise

The words "diet" and "exercise" often appear in the same sentence, but if there's disharmony between the two, you won't get very far on the road to weight loss.Putting in hours at the gym or on the jogging ...
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Retooling the aging, the aged and the injured

Would that I had immediately taken the advice of Dr. Angela Mayeux-Hebert, MD who told me when I injured my right knee at the end of July, “Since you intend to practice ministry at your age, you need to do a re...
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The Value of Great Artwork for Your Home Design

Whether you are redecorating your current home or designing your dream home, the right home décor will make a huge difference in the beauty of your surroundings and the comfort of your family. When your home is...