Daily Archives: 12 July 2015

Swans Strong and Stable

Some heartening news bits out of South Wales the past few days. An expectation that Swansea City will be at their all-time strongest heading into the new season next month. I dreamed the other night I was working hard at … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 9d: Mary and Jesus

Our admiration of and devotion to Mary all relate properly to maintaining Christ at the center. St John Paul also proposes that Mary is not associated with a certain aristocracy among us, but with those her Son came to serve–the … Continue reading

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The Pastoral Approach of Pierre Favre, SJ

Pope Francis declared the first Jesuit priest a saint in 2013. Pierre Favre is one of my favorite Jesuits–another guy who eschewed argumentation and theological fervor in favor of accompaniment, listening, and authentic friendship. His companion Simon Rodrigues said of … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 26: Obfuscation, Policies, Research

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. More descriptions here, first those that concern: 26. Many of those who possess more resources and economic or political power seem mostly to be concerned with masking the … Continue reading

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