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From the Staff @ HIEC

Little Steps of Hope

May 02, 2013

I have recently experienced an exhilarating moment in fatherhood (the parental sort!). My nearly one-year-old son, Rowan, decided it was time to brave taking a few steps. Fortunately it happened in the context of mom and dad standing on the front...

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Retribution or Mercy?

Apr 25, 2013

Over the past few weeks we have been reminded of the “groaning pains of creation” that stymie us as we attempt to get a handle on reality.  As we witnessed the horrific events unfold in Boston, we once again faced the conundrum...

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Apr 15, 2013

Many years ago, I began keeping a file of quotes, quips, passages of poetry and prose, excerpts of articles that, I thought, had something significant to say, etc. Over the years, that single file has grown to several, over-stuffed folders! I...

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Carving for Holy Week

Mar 13, 2013

"All my own experience has been that of the writer who believes, again in Pascal's words, in the 'God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob and not of the philosophers and scholars.' This is an unlimited God and one who has revealed himself specifically...

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A prayer for Lent, and beyond

Feb 19, 2013

A young man from an Italian family of peasant farmers, Francesco Forgione, entered the order of Capuchin Friars (of the Roman Catholic Church) at the age of 15. He lived from 1887 – 1968, and was canonized by the Pope John Paul II in...

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