Daily Archives: 10 June 2014

Dies Domini 72: A Sunday Commitment To Others

Saint John Paul has some practical advice here for those who go in peace and truly wish to love and serve God: 72. The Eucharist is an event and program of true (family). From the Sunday Mass there flows a … Continue reading

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Aparecida 41-42: Christ and Meaning

In face of the challenges to meaning the bishops offer Christ and discipleship as the key to responding. They see Christ as the key to providing a center for a culture that they see as disintegrating. Discipleship is again connected … Continue reading

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A Hermeneutic of Suspicion

Professors caution against using the internet as a source for scholarly material. Rightly so. Neil once did a language/linguistics/grammar study of our site and found we’re talking like grad students here. Well, now that I’m a grad student again, I can tell … Continue reading

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EG 193: Fidelity to the Gospel

Pope Francis urges us to “Fidelity to the Gospel, lest we run in vain.” 193. We incarnate the duty of hearing the cry of the poor when we are deeply moved by the suffering of others. This is typically Ignatian. … Continue reading

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Another Fortnight

I notice that the USCCB is gearing up for another Fortnight for Freedom. I certainly don’t begrudge their exercising of their teaching office, nor the promotion of religious freedom. From the site, this year’s observance is described as … a … Continue reading

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