Daily Archives: 15 December 2015

Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 143:1-11

This is the last of Saint Augustine’s classic seven penitential Psalms. (The others are 6, 32, 38, 51, 102, and 130.) The psalmist speaks of the pursuit of enemies, and perhaps we think of our chief enemy, the devil, in … Continue reading

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Cold Moon

Maybe this is a quiet year for the War on Christmas. This piece was linked on RNS: Santa may not need Rudolph’s bright nose to guide his sleigh this year. That’s because the full moon will shine brightly Christmas morning. … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 185: Questions For Discernment

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. 185. In any discussion about a proposed venture, a number of questions need to be asked in order to discern whether or not it will contribute to genuine … Continue reading

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