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Cats at Christmas

December 15, 2017 1 Comment
Cats at Christmas

I grew up with dogs, not cats. Now that I live in the city, though, I have taken to cats because they are generally less trouble; they don’t need a yard to run around in or a daily walk. However, trying to decorate a Christmas tree with a cat in the room can be a […]

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Things We Can Learn from Cats and Dogs

October 4, 2015 1 Comment
Things We Can Learn from Cats and Dogs

Here at Holy Comforter-St. Cyprian Parish in Washington D.C., we celebrated the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi (one day early, on Saturday, Oct 3rd) with the blessing of the animals. Although most folks bring dogs to be blessed, there are usually some cats and a few other animals like ferrets. Once, someone even brought […]

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On the Dignity and Delightfulness of Dogs

October 3, 2014 27 Comments
On the Dignity and Delightfulness of Dogs

God gives, and has given, many gifts. One of the great gifts he gave me in the past was the gift of our family dogs. On the feast of St. Francis of Assisi, it is interesting to ponder what he would have thought about dogs. Domesticated dogs are a rather modern phenomenon and it is quite likely […]

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