Daily Archives: 25 September 2015

Reconciliation Lectionary: Matthew 25:31-46

“What must we do?” Think about the possible verb substitutions for must: could, should, would. When the Lord addressed his disciples he didn’t use¬†auxiliary verbs. He related a future–not quite a parable. Call it science fiction, or whatever, but recognize … Continue reading

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The Impulse of Discernment

I remember that British politician who stepped down from Parliament after an Ignatian retreat. Did John Boehner have a similar moment? Pope Francis did speak of the fractiousness of politics yesterday. Mr Boehner had a good enough seat to look … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 103: Into the World of Beauty

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Pope Francis moves beyond the use of science and technology as advancing practical benefit. One might think the artistic sensibility of St John Paul II would have inspired … Continue reading

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