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Daily Archives: 20 July 2015
I’m trying to decide if I should recommend an older book, Richard Rohr’s 1999 effort Everything Belongs: The Gift of Contemplative Prayer. On one hand, I got the idea I was reading the transcript of one of his many recordings. … Continue reading
… cited here, along with some fine images, as one expects from National Geographic. Do you think the One made it? Have your own one favorite quote? If so, the boxes are yours.
My wife’s name saint is Anne. Her feast is Sunday, the day before we depart for the West. She is the patron of housewives, as many of you likely know. I didn’t learn until recently that the mother of Mary … Continue reading
After the affirmation of DiM 10, St John Paul turns to the problems of the age. This numbered section is titled “Sources of Uneasiness.” And there are some. The nuclear arms race continued into the 1980’s: Thus, in our world … Continue reading
Introductory note: I wrote this paper last summer during my studies at Creighton University for the course Introduction to the Spiritual Exercises. I reproduce it with a few edits. When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I … Continue reading
The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Pope Francis cites the need for far-sightedness, and criticizes those seeking to gain the fast buck. But the culture’s laser focus on immediate gratification isn’t confined to the … Continue reading