Daily Archives: 14 February 2014

Mediator Dei 192

Pope Pius XII cites his predecessor in a long quote to suggest that first, lay people should be more active in worship. And I don’t think they mean active in a passive sort of way: 192. Besides, “so that the … Continue reading

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EG 82: Love and Fatigue

In section 81, Pope Francis seems to suggest he wants us all to work long and hard. But Evangelii Gaudium¬†will prove a bit more subtle than quick dismissals of “Pope Francis wants us to be communist pushovers.” Let’s read, then … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Simple Dreams

I confess an indulgence for musician biographies. Especially rock artists. So I think I enjoyed Linda Ronstadt’s “musical memoir,” Simple Dreams, well enough. The writing early on caught me as highly¬†thoughtful, and revealing of a deep intelligence and discerning heart. … Continue reading

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