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Exodus Redux

I don’t believe in coincidences, particularly when it has to do with matters spiritual.  This past Saturday, the Satanic Temple in Detroit celebrated the unveiling of “Baphomet,” Satanism’s winged, goat-headed icon to a partying crowd of 700.  On Monday, the 1st reading at Mass was from the 32nd chapter of Exodus, which chronicles the idolatrous conduct of the Israelite’s at the base of Mount Sinai while Moses was receiving the Ten Commandments. The similarities are striking. The Israelites received a gift of favor from God who led them out of slavery.  Many of the Detroit revelers undoubtedly in the past received

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