Daily Archives: 31 July 2013

Lumen Fidei 26

Today’s post begins our examination of a section entitled, “Knowledge of the truth and love.” Many westerners are formed to see the mind as the center of the will. The heart is more associated with feelings. Can the heart be … Continue reading

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Observing St Ignatius

A quick perusal of Jesuit sites will find any number of ways Ignatian devotees are observing the founder’s feast today. Me, I have a nursing home prayer service to lead in less than two hours. Mass tonight with the students. … Continue reading

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More Gof8 Reform

What to call the band of “super-cardinals?” Gang of Eight? G8? What kind of symbol for my future posts on that? An octagon? Anyway, this piece seemed to blow up any notion that Pope Francis is dilly-dallying on curial reform. … Continue reading

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Esphigmenou Escalates

Traditionalist Orthodox seem to have a problem with their top leadership. Like many battles within Roman Catholicism, it’s a matter of he said/he said: According to an Associated Press report, the traditionalist monks threw stones and Molotov cocktails at police … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 57

John Paul II’s reflection takes us from the Biblical events of the Passion into the honor Christians have given the Blessed Mother from the earliest days in both East and West: 57. “Do this in remembrance of me” (Lk 22:19). In … Continue reading

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