Daily Archives: 5 December 2012

Dave Brubeck

A sad day for this loss. CNS posted a nice feature from 1996. This was one of the most moving moments I’ve ever seen on television. And it shows a bit of God’s grace working with the great soul of … Continue reading

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Advent Lectionary: Isaiah 26:1-6

One of our students was sharing his new “favorite” Old Testament canticle. As he was describing the “horn of salvation” and God our “rock,” and the raising of the hungry, the barren, and the needy, I asked, “Hannah’s Canticle?” Yes! … Continue reading

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Parlour Games

At Eureka Street, Michael Kelly’s essay from last week is worth reading. The Australian Royal Commission is gearing into action. If they find a pit similar to the Americans, the Irish, and the Germans, they may well be setting into … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 202-204: Compensation and Professional Standards

Pay for good work, and don’t be dismayed over it: § 202 § Excellent designs can be brought to beautiful completion only by competent and trustworthy professionals. These professionals have a right to compensation that matches the expectations of the … Continue reading

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Porta Fidei 7: Love Impels Evangelization

7. “Caritas Christi urget nos” (2 Cor 5:14): it is the love of Christ that fills our hearts and impels us to evangelize. Today as in the past, he sends us through the highways of the world to proclaim his … Continue reading

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