Daily Archives: 24 April 2020

Strong In The Face Of Tribulation

The Vatican publishing house offered a free book this week. Strong In The Face Of Tribulation is like a small library. Andrea Tornelli offers a four-page introduction. He states the purpose of the volume: (A) little help offered to all, so … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Luke 24:13-35 part 3

Most often, Jesus’ encounter with the disciples on the road to Emmaus is seen as a metaphor for the Eucharistic celebration. The Old Testament Scriptures are unpacked and broken open for the disciples. But they point to the Lord and … Continue reading

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Querida Amazonia 99-100: The Strength and Gift of Women

For a male-driven institution, this topic is a difficult one. In some ways Pope Francis’ post-synodal exhortation skirts some issues while tentatively addressing others. The strength and gift of women isn’t easy for some males. This admission is an important one: … Continue reading

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