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The heart of the kingJaymie Stuart Wolfe

I'm still catching up on the first four seasons, but I've really enjoyed watching "The Crown." To me, the mix of history, personality, and morality play is completely engaging. So much so that ...

To have and to hold Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Last weekend, we traveled to Pennsylvania for our youngest son's wedding. It was wonderful to have so much of our family together. But the best part of all the festivities was absolutely the joy that ...

Morning, noon, and nightJaymie Stuart Wolfe

There was a song we used to sing, back in the days when praise and worship among Catholics was more popular and more common. It went, "Jesus, Jesus, Jesus in the morning, Jesus in the noontime. Jesus, ...

A Vatican II Catholic Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Recently, the Church has been making a point of observing the 60th anniversary of the Second Vatican Council. Catholic and other columnists have been chiming in -- some glowingly positive and others critical. ...

In the company of the angelsJaymie Stuart Wolfe

Angels have always been popular, and it seems they still are. In a 2016 poll, over 75 percent of Americans believed in their existence. And while most of those people identified themselves with a religious ...

God save the queen Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

When a long-reigning monarch or pope dies, the world seems less stable. I think that's the sense many of us have with the passing of Elizabeth II. Somehow, it's more than just the death of a 96-year-old ...

Little thingsJaymie Stuart Wolfe

When your floors are being redone, chaos and disruption are unavoidable. Everything -- from the fragile to furniture -- has to be moved out, and if the work involves more than one room, it all gets shuffled ...

The question everyone asks Jaymie Stuart Wolfe

Remember that kid in grade school -- the one who couldn't raise his hand fast enough to answer all the teacher's questions? The one who was voted most likely to appear on Jeopardy? The one who ...