Daily Archives: 19 June 2015

Dives in Misericordiae 5d: Dignity Lost

Going deeper into the analogy of the lost son, there is more squandered here than physical wealth. We can consider Adam and Eve losing more than the idyllic life in paradise. We can also reflect on our own lost innocence. … Continue reading

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The Hobbit Films

My wife and I finally caught up with the last of the Hobbit trilogy as expanded and filmed by Peter Jackson. Having read the book, I thought I might have some idea of how things were going to turn out, … Continue reading

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Word Counts

I remember in college and grad school how we did word counts for papers the old-fashioned way–with stone knives and bearskins estimating one word for every six typewriter keystrokes. Profs didn’t want to count spaces either, so they usually asked … Continue reading

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PS 81: Easter Vigil Structure

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. The reminder of the four parts of the Vigil deserves a post all on its own. 81. The, order of the Easter Vigil … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 1: Saint Francis Sings

Laudato Si is available on the Vatican site, in case you want to digest the entirety of it, or something else. The introduction has a title and sixteen paragraphs. We’ll cover five themes very briefly. The title refers to the … Continue reading

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