Daily Archives: 21 June 2014

Dies Domini 81: A Synthesis of the Christian Life

Today we start the conclusion of Dies Domini. Sunday informs us about our place in the march of time in creation, with the Church, under the banner of the Risen Christ, and within Western religious culture. It is more than an … Continue reading

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EG 203: Integrating Human Dignity and the Common Good Into Economics

I don’t think Evangelii Gaudium is asking something impossible of us. Ethics, solidarity, distribution are overpowered by rhetoric and indifference. 203. The dignity of each human person and the pursuit of the common good are concerns which ought to shape all economic … Continue reading

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Profanation Versus Sanctification

My friend Charles has had a near-monopoly at the Chant Cafe this week, and I was struck by his musings on profanation via music at the Mass. The tune I remember as a kid from my mom’s PP&M vinyl as … Continue reading

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Blogging Schedule Ahead

With the onset of the US bishops’ Fortnight, this site will honor free Christian women and review some of their accomplishments over the next two weeks. Over the centuries, they only sought to be free to serve, honoring the movement of … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Celestine Bottego

An American-born woman leads off for the third annual Worthy Women series. Perhaps you’ve never heard of Celestine Bottego. Maybe her recent “promotion” to “venerable” (he same “level” Fulton Sheen of all people) will tickle your memory–it was just last October. … Continue reading

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