Daily Archives: 22 January 2016

Aborted Assignment

Rocco whispered this news on his Twitter feed, and I’m perched between disappointment and acceptance on reading it. (Archbishop John) Nienstedt quietly arrived in Michigan Jan. 6 to help St. Philip pastor Rev. John Fleckenstein, who has been ill, an arrangement … Continue reading

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Laudato Si 222: Joy and Peace

The encyclical letter Laudato Si is available here on the Vatican website. Numbered sections 222 through 227 examine two vital qualities. 222. Christian spirituality proposes an alternative understanding of the quality of life, and encourages a prophetic and contemplative lifestyle, … Continue reading

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