In December, Cindy Wooden of Catholic News Service asked me: “What gives you hope for 2021 as it begins? And what do you hope Catholics will do to make 2021 a better year for everyone?”

Cindy’s excellent  questions prompted  me to wonder what the traditional ‘Happy New Year’ greeting meant in the good old days ‘BC’ – before COVID-19.

“Here’s wishing you more of the same good things,” I decided it meant, “along with, if possible, a bit of improvement.”

Praise the Lord

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