Daily Archives: 10 April 2006

What is Salvation? (II) – A Last Post Before Easter

This will be my last post until after Easter. I used to think that it was strange to pray for “my readers,” since, for one thing, I didn’t know if I really had any. I trust that a few people … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 41

Gaudium et Spes 41 begins by suggesting that humanity is indeed experiencing a time of progress. But it is only through the reliance on God — and the recognition that God fulfills our deepest human longings — that this “development” … Continue reading

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Linens, Clumsiness, and Discussions

As a kid, I was struck by this section in Mark’s Passion account: Now a young man followed him wearing nothing but a linen cloth about his body. They seized him, but he left the cloth behind and ran off … Continue reading

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