Daily Archives: 2 November 2012

Sunday Mass, Beware: Politicking Ahead

I enjoy reading news outlets from beyond the US borders. The Vatican media is telling its readers that Catholics will decide the US elections. Pennsylvania Catholics are shifting to the president by five percentage points, at least, from four years … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 143: Beauty Not Enough

Not only is beauty itself not enough, but the bishops stress that the church is not a storehouse for treasures: § 143 § Art chosen for the place of worship is not simply something pretty or well made, an addition … Continue reading

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The Young Miss and Her Cat

Our daughter has always been very hands-on with the family pets. They tolerate handling from her they resist mightily with me or my wife. She can sit our cats up in her lap like babies. We try it and they … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 69: The Role of Those in Religious Life

Women and men in religious life have a role to play: 69. Religious, for their part, find in their consecrated life a privileged means of effective evangelization. At the deepest level of their being they are caught up in the … Continue reading

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Election School Today

Getting ready for next Tuesday’s big event. Attended school for election officials today. Got my pin, too. Two hours of new procedures, a few new machines, and connecting with the teams at the various voting locations. For the first time, … Continue reading

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