Daily Archives: 2 April 2014


In an alphabetical listing of posts on this web site, we have a new last entry. After church tonight, I sautéed a small zucchini in olive oil. I added poppy seeds. I wanted a hint of sweetness and I noticed the young … Continue reading

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Penance By Appointment

In my parish’s print bulletin, this semester’s hours for the Sacrament of Penance are listed: 3:30 PM Saturday 8:00 PM Thursday & by appointment I’ve heard the occasional fuss online (never really in a parish) about that last line, when … Continue reading

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Dies Domini 11: The Creator’s Joyful Rest

Section 11, titled “‘Shabbat’: the Creator’s joyful rest” looks at God’s seventh day as an inspiration: 11. If the first page of the Book of Genesis presents God’s “work” as an example for (people), the same is true of God’s … Continue reading

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EG 130: Charisms at the Service of Evangelization

Two sections bear the title, “Charisms at the service of a communion which evangelizes.” It is important to distinguish between charisms and gifts and natural abilities. All have a source in God. Natural abilities are how we are guided by … Continue reading

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