Daily Archives: 17 April 2018

Pope Francis And The Two Sons

So, this is a thing at least one place on facebook. Pope Francis offers an age-appropriate message to a weeping child about the death of his father. Some Catholics, being more Catholic than the pope, beg to differ. After receiving … Continue reading

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GeE 9: St John Paul On Holiness

Pope Francis turns to his second predecessor to give witness on the holiness of Christians: 9. Holiness is the most attractive face of the Church. But even outside the Catholic Church and in very different contexts, the Holy Spirit raises … Continue reading

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Psalm 4: Lord, Let Your Face

One of our parishioners captured one of my new compositions, a setting of Psalm 4, nicely led by one of our parish’s fine singers, Norie. The psalmists at my parish are very patient with new compositions, and in turn, I … Continue reading

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Aparecida 398: Making Real Friends Among The Poor

Making real friends among the poor–I think many saints have said it. More have certainly lived it. But it can still be a big step, however recommended: 398. Only the closeness that makes us friends enables us to appreciate deeply … Continue reading

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