Daily Archives: 29 July 2015

Worthy Is The Lamb

What do you make of this song? When I borrowed the SLJ’s massive four-lp set from the Newman Community and got to Jesuit Bob Dufford’s effort here, it sure got my attention. I’ve always thought of it as absolutely crazy song, … Continue reading

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Ah! Wilderness

A thoughtful post on “de-screening” made me think a bit about our cross-country trek. Night one was spent in a cabin. While cell phone reception was spotty and there was no wi-fi, the television did have cable channels. So on … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 13a: Profess and Proclaim Mercy

“The Church Professes the Mercy of God and Proclaims It.” So we head into section 13 with this title. St John Paul begins a final summary, having cited a number of Scriptural references, especially the parable of the two sons. … Continue reading

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Only three US states cover a larger geographical area. While I’ve visited two of them, I’ve never driven across an expanse quite like the state of Montana. We picked up US route 212 in South Dakota yesterday morning, then cut … Continue reading

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Open Thread on Credibility

(Hint: this is a new open thread for Max, and others who would like to engage him or be entertained by him.) I could ask a New York Yankee fan for info, input, and knowledge on the Boston Red Sox. … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 45: Where Do We Find Natural Beauty?

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. The privileged do appreciate natural beauty, but often wish for an exclusive space for enjoying it: 45. In some places, rural and urban alike, the privatization of certain … Continue reading

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