Daily Archives: 28 November 2020


In the US, the proximity of Thanksgiving Day to Advent is a given. Five out of seven years, my Wednesday or Thursday choir practice gets absorbed into holiday festivities. As it should. What is left can be a slightly rough-around-the-edges … Continue reading

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Like It Or Not

A social media friend shared this commentary from James Martin on “What brings a person to God …” Speaking of subjectively (or even objectively) poor things: It is easy to snigger at those things. It is easy. It can also … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 44: Shameless Aggression

Paragraphs 44 and 45 look at “Shameless aggression.” What does Pope Francis mean by that? Surely social media didn’t start it. They aren’t the only outlet for it. 44. Even as individuals maintain their comfortable consumerist isolation, they can choose … Continue reading

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