Pope Declares John and John Paul to Be Saints . . . God Declares You to Be a Saint

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Today, Pope Francis did something exceptional, declaring two former popes to be saints. Now, Pope John XXIII is Saint John XXIII and Pope John Paul II is Saint John Paul II. This is making headlines, both because the canonization of any human being is notable and because pundits are trying to outdo each other in [Read More...]

Microsoft VP Announces the End of the PC

As Microsoft completed its purchase of Nokia Devices and Services, Stephen Elop, former Nokia CEO and now executive vice president of the Devices Group at Microsoft, weighed in on the end of the PC: “The vast majority of people do not have, nor will they ever have a personal computer,” Elop said. “They haven’t been [Read More...]

Information and Contemplation – Teaching Students How to Unplug

Do we need to teach college students how to unplug? Is this a good use of their educational time, not to mention tuition money? David Levy, a professor in the Information School at the University of Washington says “Yes,” according to a recent article in USA Today. In “Prof tackles tech distractions one student at [Read More...]

The Cross and our Work: A Meditation for Good Friday

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Today is Good Friday, the day Christians remember the death of Jesus on the cross and its meaning. Usually, on this day, I find a quiet place to read one of the gospel accounts of Jesus’ crucifixion, a place where I can focus, reflect, and pray. But, today I find myself in a very different [Read More...]


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