Daily Archives: 7 December 2014

More Athletes Protest

I noticed one coach didn’t mind at all: You’re probably asking the wrong guy that question. I grew up in the 60s, where everybody was socially conscious. I believe in it. I would be a hypocrite if I stood up … Continue reading

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Swans Hammered

The manager wasn’t high on his team’s performance in East London today. I would have to agree. West Ham United, hats off for leaping into 3rd place. Even after Bony scored at minute 19, I was worried about this match. … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 31: Cooperation With Grace

Read the full synod document here. Two themes here, really. First, that believers are to be open to God’s grace in the sacramental experience, including marriage. Second, even in marriage, our task is to plant seeds. Or really, work with … Continue reading

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Another Interview

Rocco whispered this translation of another Pope Francis interview. Some highlights: The CDWDS will always be headed by a cardinal: The head of a dicastery such as the … liturgical dicastery¬†… ¬†will always be a cardinal. This is best because … Continue reading

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DPPL 153: The Via Lucis

I found it interesting that last year one of our students asked about Stations of the Resurrection. They do indeed exist, but I have seen very little in print about them. 153. A pious exercise called the Via Lucis has … Continue reading

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