Daily Archives: 2 February 2014

American Football, Apex

American football was one of the first two sports I followed in what was then section D of the local newspapers. And Sundays after Mass, of course. I was surprised to learn sports pages kept track of wins, losses, points, … Continue reading

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Mediator Dei 164-165

I think many would suggest that the Passion, Death, and Resurrection as one mystery is essential Christianity. This is how the Roman Eucharistic Prayers stress it. A strong examination of the Passion is certainly part of our twenty-century tradition: 164. … Continue reading

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EG 70: Problems Within the Church

Pope Francis is discussing challenges to inculturating the faith inĀ Evangelii GaudiumĀ 68-70. These paragraphs strike me as the beginning, or perhaps a restart, of this important discussion. At the core of it is how to make the Gospel message heard in … Continue reading

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