Daily Archives: 4 October 2020

Being A Good Godparent Part 1

This post commences a short new series on a role that’s come under fire recently. I happen to think–perhaps naively–that if the Church gives positive witness and makes some demands of people, they will respond in turn. Another caution here: … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti Outline

Anticipated, criticized in advance on some fronts, the third Encyclical Letter of Pope Francis arrived today, his first in five years. I scanned it briefly to produce the outline below, which will give you a notion of the topics it … Continue reading

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Redemptoris Missio 91c: People Of The Beatitudes

The missionary is a person of the Beatitudes. Before sending out the Twelve to evangelize, Jesus, in his “missionary discourse” (cf. Mt 10), teaches them the paths of mission: poverty, meekness, acceptance of suffering and persecution, the desire for justice … Continue reading

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