Daily Archives: 20 August 2015

Hands Off Swans

I see the manager of my favorite football club has told the big Premier League clubs to take a hike if they are coveting any of his players. Of course they are drooling over a few Swans–they are liable to … Continue reading

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Cinquant’anni Dopo 3-5: Christ’s Role in the Liturgy

We continue our examination of Cardinal Robert Sarah’s June 2015 essay for L’Osservatore Romano. I’ve used an “early” translation, attributed here to Michael J. Miller at Catholic World Report. I’ve also titled this series of posts according to the first … Continue reading

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Dives in Misericordiae 15e: Appeal to Skeptics

St John Paul makes an impassioned and heartfelt appeal to skeptics and non-believers: And, if any of our contemporaries do not share the faith and hope which lead me, as a servant of Christ and steward of the mysteries of … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 67: Human Dominion

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Is human dominion over the Earth a fact of the Bible? How much is a misinterpretation? 67. We are not God. The Earth was here before us and … Continue reading

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Sounders 2-1

The young miss and I ferried to Seattle to watch our first Sounders game. Not an MLS contest, but a CONCACAF Champions League match against a team from Tegucigalpa, Honduras–CD Olimpia. The whole late afternoon and evening was magical in … Continue reading

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