In a July 2 column, he reflected there is a fittingness to celebrating the memorial of St. Junípero Serra three days before Independence Day.
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COMMENTARY: Thanksgiving Day in the United States has always been, first and foremost, about being thankful to God. That seems worth remembering, at least once a year.
The Princeton professor, a leading voice for civil discourse, discusses the polarized state of America.
COMMENTARY: On June 18, the Continental Army left its winter camp at Valley Forge in pursuit of the retreating Red Coats. With them was Col. Cook, who fought the British in the French and Indian War.
COMMENTARY: More than 50 years before the Puritans landed in Plymouth, Massachusetts, Spanish Catholics gave thanks to God with a Mass and meal in St. Augustine.
COMMENTARY: The last Puritan statesman and the 2016 conventions