Daily Archives: 27 April 2014

Bluebirds Of Unhappiness

For a sports league without playoffs, it sure has been exciting to follow the Premier League the past few weeks. Wales looks like a lock to lose one of its teams to relegation after that defeat yesterday. Just desserts, according … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 35-36: The Day of the Church

“The day of the Lord is also the day of the Church.” Pope John Paul II concedes that a certain communal aspect is unavoidable. It’s more than a pastoral level. Human beings are made to be social creatures–even introverts among … Continue reading

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Can “Owners” Be Disciplined?

I don’t think I’m asking this as a rhetorical question, or necessarily as a specific one, but more in the sense of taking a crack at the oligarchy-replaces-democracy meme in Western culture. Like NBA players, Mr Sterling has money. Unlike … Continue reading

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EG 151: Open Hearts, Not Perfection

Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium doesn’t suggest preachers must be perfect. But growth is good; slackers need not apply. 151. We are not asked to be flawless, but to keep growing and wanting to grow as we advance along the path … Continue reading

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