The truth trap

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Editor’s note: The Anchor would like to welcome Oscar Rivera Jr. to its family of columnists. His entries will routinely appear on this youth...

Happy Birthday Jesus

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We were praying the Rosary. Sister Claire announced the Nativity as “Happy Birthday Jesus.” After we completed the Rosary, I gently suggested perhaps one...

Christmas scenes off the beaten track

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In 2018, I was fortunate enough to cross a bucket list item off by attending the Army-Navy Game in Philadelphia. That pigskin contest was...

The challenging message of Peace on Earth

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On December 1, while leading a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, I was able to celebrate Christmas Mass in a cave in Bethlehem’s Shepherds’...

To all the Cindy Lou Whos

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I have written in the past about how I am a self-proclaimed Grinch. In the Jim Carey version, the Grinch says “4:00, wallow in self-pity....

I had tinsel duty

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When I was lad, I was just a wee thing (actually right through college). Always, like in the tradition of my dad, the smallest...

New cures from embryonic stem cells?

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A recent article in the New York Times by Gina Kolata chronicles the remarkable story of a patient who for many years suffered from type...

An extraordinary and unforgettable start to Advent

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Advent is about a two-fold triple dynamism: Christ comes to us in “history, mystery and majesty,” and we go out to meet Him respectively...

The Good, the Bad and the Beautiful

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It came to me last week during our annual Sacred Hearts Retreat at St. Anthony Retreat Center in Kalihi Valley. My next article would...

Sexual atoms and molecules

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A major issue in bioethics today involves “informed consent,” but some try to make everything about consent. This is especially notable when it comes to...

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