Daily Archives: 11 January 2016

On My Bookshelf: Some Contrasts in Conversion

I started the year off with some fiction. I noticed a brief post on Christopher Beha’s 2012 novel What Happened to Sophie Wilder? and with the mention of the title character’s conversion to Catholicism, I thought it would be an … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Psalm 139:7-12

These middle verses of Psalm 139 explore the question of escape. Where can I go from your spirit? From your presence, where can I flee? If I ascend to the heavens, you are there; if I lie down in Sheol, … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 211: The Need for Good Habits

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. The limits of education, as such, are pondered: 211. Yet this education, aimed at creating an “ecological citizenship”, is at times limited to providing information, and fails to … Continue reading

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