Daily Archives: 26 June 2015


I’m not sure why the Supreme Court’s ruling today is either a surprise or really a cause for alarm for Catholics. People outside the Church do as they please. They live together outside of marriage. They make commitments firm and … Continue reading

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The young miss gifted me with Interstellar last Sunday. She didn’t watch it with me and my wife. I’ve been looking forward to this movie for months, and I’ve been scrupulously avoiding any spoilage. I don’t need to give away … Continue reading

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The young miss and her mom went to pick up more boxes at the neighborhood grocery store this afternoon. The young guy there apologized for having whiskey boxes and hoped that would be okay. When my wife related that to … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 6e: The Reality Of Conversion

We’ve spent several days with Luke 15:11-32. Time to wrap it up: The parable of the prodigal son expresses in a simple but profound way the reality of conversion. Conversion is the most concrete expression of the working of love … Continue reading

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PS 90-92: Liturgy of the Eucharist at the Easter Vigil

Remember, you can check the full document Paschale Solemnitatis on this site, among many on the internet. 90. The celebration of the Eucharist forms the fourth part of the Vigil and marks its high point, for it is in the … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 9: An Orthodox Perspective On Ethics and Spirituality

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. I’ve noticed a few curious questions as to why Patriarch Bartholomew was involved in the letter’s public introduction. Clearly, Pope Francis respected the man’s contributions to the religious … Continue reading

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