Daily Archives: 11 December 2014

On My Bookshelf: Coming Home

I returned to a familiar pair of characters in Jack McDevitt’s latest novel, Coming Home. There are six other books in this series that feature archeologist Alex Benedict and his faithful pilot and narrator Chase Kolpath. It’s somewhat rare to … Continue reading

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Synod on the Family 35: Mixed Marriages

Read the full synod document here. Are there values in religious experiences outside of Catholicism? Can we move beyond the obstacles of mixed marriages? 35. At the same time, many synod fathers insisted on a more positive approach to the richness of … Continue reading

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DPPL 157: Trinity

Let’s spend a few weeks with popular piety in ordinary time. After Easter, a few major feasts dot the liturgical landscape. The first celebrates the great mystery of the Trinity. Let’s read, first learning that the universal observance in the … Continue reading

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