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    JustLove Ash Wednesday, 2015

    Today’s Jeopardy answer is: Marc Anthony Cardinal Dolan 400 homeless men Jenny McCarthy Treadmill The MARC Hotel Burnt old palm Bread & wine All of the above The question is: What made up my Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015? Here are your clues:        

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    Albany Day: Not a Caribbean Junket!

    Believe me – Albany in February is not a junket to a Caribbean Island!  Much thanks and appreciation to all the Catholic Charities people who made the trek in menacing weather earlier this week to speak about the needs of very vulnerable New Yorkers to our elected and appointed New York State officials.  About 75 Catholic Charities leaders from Montauk to Niagara Falls spoke about the need for New York State to continue and enhance its commitment to provide help and create hope for New Yorkers in need of assistance to live their lives in dignity.  We spoke about basics: a safe affordable place to live and sufficient nutritious food. …

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    View image | gettyimages.com Finding God’s Wisdom & Spirit Sunday A.M. Church or Sunday P.M. Grammys My bet’s on the Grammys this week. I don’t watch award shows -usually – but… Sunday night I did turn on the Grammys. Don’t know why – maybe God’s grace (cf Katy Perry’s “By the Grace of God”). I became captivated and then mesmerized by the spirituality that was pervasive. There was the obvious, Beyonce’s “Precious Lord” and others. However, it was three songs and performances in close proximity that provoke me to make a blasphemous wager. I’m betting there was more spirit, soul and wisdom on Sunday evening at the Grammy’s than on…

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    Getting from Here to There: It’s more than transportation – It’s about the common good, or bad!

    Three recent events – so different – that I hesitate to group them – caused me to think about something we often times take for granted and don’t think about how it links us all together – for good or for ill – transportation and specifically public transportation. The three dissimilar and non-equivalent events –  – the fatal tragic accident on Metro-North outside of NYC; the 15 minute lateness of a personal trainer for her session at the gym and my moving only a few miles from behind Columbia University to in front of Grand Central. The commuter train accident:  Lives were lost in an instant in a tragic accident. …

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    Check Out JustLove to Hear From Pro Football Players Giving Back

    Msgr. Sullivan will be speaking with Reginald “Reggie” Grant, former New York Jets player about being a speaker, author and consultant in ESL and Bilingual Education. Msgr. Sullivan  also interviews Jeffrey Faine, former player for University of Notre Dame, Cleveland Browns and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers about how The Faine House is preventing homelessness among former foster youth.