Daily Archives: 31 July 2016

Ignatius of Loyola and His Stars

Received an email from the Vatican Observatory Foundation observing today’s feast. It included this quote from his autobiography: The greatest consolation that he received at this time was from gazing at the sky and stars, and this he often did and for … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Something Old, Something New

Not a book title, but just a reference to two books that have been on my desktop at work for the past few months. A staff colleague gave me a copy of Matthew Kelly’s 2011 book The One Thing. Sixty … Continue reading

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Amoris Laetitia 117: Hope Inspires a Supernatural Perspective

Our hope is for an eventual settlement in heaven. One perspective on our attitude toward our spouse: 117. Here hope comes most fully into its own, for it embraces the certainty of life after death. Each person, with all his … Continue reading

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