Daily Archives: 17 July 2015

A Disabled Approach To Fans

Attending college sporting events, plus minor league hockey and baseball in the US, it always seems there are plenty of provisions for people with challenges in physical mobility. Interesting that with all those millions flowing freely between clubs and to … Continue reading

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Lead and Guide

The Jesuit Jim Manney considers the song “Lead Me, Guide Me” as exemplary of Ignatian spirituality. I didn’t think of it that way at first. I admit to skepticism on it. The director who worked with me on the children’s … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 10c: Difficulties Accompany

With great privileges and developments come struggles and discord. Some of it is below the surface. Perhaps there is a human instinct or an inner grace that nudges us to the good. But we don’t always make it there. But … Continue reading

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Musical Critique

Jimmy Mac sent me this link to a brief opinion piece at The Tablet. For me, the text and commentariat both illustrate perfectly how the hermeneutic of subtraction has infiltrated both the realms of religion and music. Many remarks give … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 32-33: Loss of Biodiversity

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Section III of Chapter One treats the issue of biodiversity, and its loss. 32. The earth’s resources are also being plundered because of short-sighted approaches to the economy, … Continue reading

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