Daily Archives: 11 September 2018

On My Tube: Jack Ryan

I’m not usually a fan of espionage or terrorist fiction. I’m aware of Tom Clancy’s character Jack Ryan from a movie or two. Alec Baldwin didn’t impress me. Harrison Ford did. As for the tv series, now that I’ve binge-watched … Continue reading

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A Year, Or Even More, Here And There

Somewhat cross-posting from my fb page. But a bit more in detail. Then I noticed a Pittsburgh initiative. Bishop David Zubik has announced a Year of Repentance in which all clergy of the Diocese of Pittsburgh are asked to fast … Continue reading

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9/11 on 17

Now and then, I post on 9/11. About it, rather. This from seven years ago. Pope Benedict and Psalm 3: hard to find better than that. Certainly an improvement over which president disrespected the observance and how. Loved ones of … Continue reading

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GeE 164: Spiritual Corruption

Today, let’s look at the theme of Spiritual corruption. Let’s begin with the Scriptural witness: 164. The path of holiness is a source of peace and joy, given to us by the Spirit. At the same time, it demands that … Continue reading

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Aparecida 544-545: CELAM

CELAM is an acronym for Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano. The continental unity is important to the bishops of this hemisphere. 544. We reaffirm the importance of CELAM and recognize that it has been a prophetic venue for the unity of Latin … Continue reading

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