Daily Archives: 5 August 2015

On My Bookshelf: Mother of Eden

I read and reviewed Chris Beckett’s Dark Eden┬álast fall. I thought it to be a superior sf novel and awaited the sequel with as much excitement as I can muster for sequels. So be warned about my comments on this … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 14b: Mercy As A Lifestyle

Mercy in its early stages may be an apprenticeship for believers beginning the path of full discipleship. For a mature follower of Christ, it s a lifestyle. What does that mean? First, St John Paul describes it as connected with … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 52: Debt

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Foreign debt is very much in the news, especially this century’s indulgence for “get tough” economics. Which, of course, was an abject failure in the 1920’s, leading to … Continue reading

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