Category Archives: Church and State

Hillary, abortion and The Illuminati

Planned Parenthood on Point Street in Providence, RI has weathered many anti-abortion protests. This April 23rd #ProtestPP organized nationwide actions and a diverse group of Rhode Islanders came out to counter-protest. Demonstrators pro and anti lined the sidewalks. I chose … Continue reading

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We Shall Overcome Abortion

It’s not unusual to see grisly signs and picketers outside the clinic. This Saturday, October 10th, The Diocese of Providence and Rhode Island Right to Life sponsored a demonstration in conjunction with a national campaign to defund Planned Parenthood. ‘Pro-life’ … Continue reading

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People of Religion Being Good Neighbors

When any fool with a can of spray paint can get famous overnight for vandalizing a place of worship it’s important to give at least some thought to the good people who teach and live peace. This story from 2010 … Continue reading

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Mike Huckabee and Jim Bakker, Thick as Thieves

I wasn’t paying a whole lot of attention to Mike Huckabee, Republican hopeful for president, until I saw that he was a guest on the Jim Bakker Show. As a Catholic girl who was dragged sideways through the Charismatics and … Continue reading

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Selma Comes to Providence

It’s fifty years since two game-changing acts of Congress, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Fifty years is not so long ago, especially when it’s still necessary to march in the streets to … Continue reading

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This is My Body, This is My Blood

One thing about eight years of Catholic school in the 60’s- it was religion in interesting times. Women may remember a scramble to hide our uncovered heads from God, who did not want to look down from Heaven and see … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, January 9, 2015

Going to the showing of Selma at the Providence Place Mall, 9am tomorrow, in good company.

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, Christmas Eve, 2014

The Christmas story of the baby born in a manager has given inspiration for some lovely sacred art. This painting by Antoine Le Nain sometime in the 1600’s shows a humble family in a quiet moment. Wishing all some quiet … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, October 1, 2014

Today’s Tarot is a contemplation of the difference between law and justice. A man from the infamous Jessop family, who was running a child abuse mill in his home, was expecting to get 10 days and a warning, because that’s … Continue reading

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Tarot Daily Dot Decoder, September 4, 2014

Listening to Bob Kerr on WRNI yesterday on the ride home from work. 43 years dedicated to The Providence Journal, and 10 minutes in the office before he was marched out the door. Our biggest newspaper is bought by an … Continue reading

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