Daily Archives: 22 March 2014

Hobbit 2

The family and I viewed “Hobbit 2” at the discount theater the other night. I was curious about the decision to expand filming from one to two to three movies. I enjoyed the first Hobbit film well enough. As a … Continue reading

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Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors

The discussion on Pope Francis, negligent bishops, and what the former can or should do about the latter continues in the blogosphere (like here) and offline. The Holy Father has named a commission. I think we continue to wait and … Continue reading

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Letter To Artists 16: The “Beauty” That Saves

Let’s wrap up John Paul II’s Letter to Artists. The final theme of the document, with a nod to Fyodor Dostoyevsky, “The ‘Beauty’ that saves.” 16. On the threshold of the Third Millennium, my hope for all of you who are … Continue reading

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EG 119: Missionary Disciples

Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium, states “We are all missionary disciples.” What does he mean by that? We will explore the thought in the next three numbered sections. 119. In all the baptized, from first to last, the sanctifying power … Continue reading

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