Daily Archives: 11 July 2015

Dives in Misericordiae 9c: Mary’s Deep Knowledge of Mercy

St John Paul speaks of knowledge, but I suspect this woman’s wisdom is also rooted in her lived¬†experience: Mary, then, is the one who has the deepest knowledge of the mystery of God’s mercy. She knows its price, she knows … Continue reading

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Peter Canisius, SJ

Peter Canisius is one of the saints I admire. I especially appreciate his approach to people of his time who had gone over to Luther. Rome wanted a bit more rigor, but the Dutch Jesuit had a thing with honey … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 25: Many Possibilities of Change

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. The term “climate change” covers many possibilities: warming of climate, changes in geography and precipitation and agricultural patterns, as well as possible tipping points where climate conditions yank … Continue reading

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