Daily Archives: 3 August 2014

DPPL 13: Distinct, But Harmonious

Pious exercises and devotions. Let’s keep clear what we’re talking about here … 13. The objective difference between pious exercises and devotional practices should always be clear in expressions of worship. Hence, the formulae proper to pious exercises should not … Continue reading

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Pines of the Janiculum

It’s been over six years since I last enjoyed a live performance of Pines of Rome. What a concept for an orchestral piece: pine trees in four locations around the Eternal City. The thrilling opening movement and the pounding passion … Continue reading

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Ignatius of Loyola: Some Blogging Advice

As I mentioned yesterday, I stumbled across Ignatius’ letter to Pierre Favre, and it struck me for the lessons it contained¬†for bloggers and blogging. In telling why he wrote so many letters, Ignatius wrote: It helps keep me from making … Continue reading

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EG 269: Finding Joy and Meaning in Evangelization

Extroverts, introverts, or whomever. How do we evangelize? To whom can we look for a model, other than a tele-preacher, of course? If we are looking to get to the heart, and not just the mind, then we all know … Continue reading

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