Daily Archives: 27 June 2014

Dies Domini 87: Final Words and Blessing

It’s been a long time since we began this reading of Dies Domini. Have you gained any insights? Prayed or reflected in any new way because of it? Thought about the Eighth Day any more, and brought it to a … Continue reading

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Peter and Paul: Are These The Best Readings?

This is one of those few weekends where there is a different set of readings for Saturday and Sunday. Let the liturgically astute among us be forewarned. With two possible Gospel readings, one of my colleagues at school was surprised … Continue reading

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EG 211-212: Human Trafficking And Other Matters Of Injustice

Pope Francis in Evangelii Gaudium speaks about slavery, both the explicit sort that seems to be roundly condemned across the board, yet it still happens: 211. I have always been distressed at the lot of those who are victims of various kinds … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Meets The Astronomers

Sounds like a title of a children’s book. But it’s the one sentence descriptor of his encounter with students and faculty from the Vatican Observatory’s School in Astrophysics, a summer school akin to mine here in Omaha. Different topic, is all. … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Margaret of Scotland

Emma from emmasrandomthoughts offers today’s entry for 2014 Worthy Women.  Please frequent her blog and chime in on films and other topics there. St. Margaret of Scotland was an English princess, but she actually spent very little time in England. Her father … Continue reading

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