Daily Archives: 7 August 2018

On Shelf And Screen: Ursula LeGuin

As a science fiction reader, I’ve overlooked Ursula LeGuin. But after two recent experiences, I’ve become a fan. First, I reacquainted myself with┬áThe Lathe of Heaven. The novel was made into a tv movie in 1980. It’s interesting that as … Continue reading

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Shopping Around

Until a few days ago, I never gave much thought to the phenomenon of seminarians-to-be shopping around for a favorable diocese. Sometimes guys–and I’ve known a few–have a choice. They were born in one see and went to college in … Continue reading

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GeE 129: Holy And Bold

Pope Francis quotes the New Testament below, and Saint Paul seems to exemplify the spirit of boldness in a quite amazing way. But the Holy Father’s own Jesuits also give good example, as do many founders of women’s orders. If … Continue reading

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Aparecida 509-512: Urban Ministry

Urban Ministry is a concern of the Aparecida bishops. They devote sections 509-519 to the topic, starting here: 509. Christians today are no longer at the forefront of cultural production, but rather they receive its influence and impacts. Large cities … Continue reading

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