Daily Archives: 8 June 2015

Dives in Misericordiae 4a: Old Testament History

Part III of Pope John Paul II’s letter gives us a thorough review of the Old Testament, reminding us that mercy didn’t begin with Christianity, but extends deep into our Jewish spiritual ancestry. The concept of “mercy” in the Old … Continue reading

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PS 63-64: The Lord’s Passion

Remember, you can check the full document on this site, among many on the internet. Rome gives some leeway on when to celebrate the Lord’s Passion, though it seems to prefer mid-afternoon: 63. The celebration of the Lord’s Passion is … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Ingathering

Many years ago hereĀ I mentioned Zenna Henderson’s stories about the People. Great science fiction, with a single premise: aliens come to Earth and they prove to be more fully human than we are. And by more fully, I don’t mean … Continue reading

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