Opinion

FINDING WAYS TO GIVE THANKS

An unexpected headline in the New York Times recently caught my eye: “A Disrupted Thanksgiving Leaves the Turkey Business Guessing.” …

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A ROSARY FOR OUR NATION

I’ve found myself praying for my country a lot these days. As a family, we remember to do so when…

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL REFLECTIONS

  As we celebrate the first week of fall, we also celebrate a return to in-person instruction at our OC…

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HOW TO LIVE THROUGH HISTORY

“You are living through history.”  I tell this truth to our kids over and over — while we’re grabbing face…

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DON’T ERASE HISTORY

Mission San Juan Capistrano, like history, has evolved and grown over time. In the 21st century the Mission is a place…

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COME, HOLY SPIRIT

Editor’s Note: Fr. Walter Woods is a retired priest from Boston, now living in Holy Trinity Parish in Ladera Ranch. …