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One of the most fascinating aspects of the Catholic Mass is the homily. The homily is not the main focus of the Mass; the Eucharist is. But the homily is the one moment during Mass when everyone in the church sits down, looks directly at the priest or deacon standing in the pulpit, and says, “OK, pal, impress me.”

The thing is, not everyone has the same idea of what “impress me” actually means.


Recently I attended an industry golf outing on a sunny Friday in June, our annual opportunity to spend the day away from the office without having to use up a vacation day. (It was an INDUSTRY outing, don’t forget, which means the main purpose of the event was to raise money for charity. The round of golf, the open bar, the buffet dinner, the raffle prizes, and the cute beer cart girl were just incidental aspects of the day. We were all there for very serious reasons. Um, yeah, even I’m not buying that line.)

Anyway, before I could feel guilty about being out of the office all day without using a vacation day, my cell phone rang.  (Continued...)

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