Daily Archives: 11 April 2021

Snowball Earth

It may be something of a misnomer. Ice is more likely. But the Earth once looked like this, so we are taught.

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Fratelli Tutti 142: Global and Local

Today we look at “Local and Universal.” More accurately, Pope Francis suggests a walk between the two: 142. It should be kept in mind that “an innate tension exists between globalization and localization. We need to pay attention to the … Continue reading

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The Fourth Confession

The title reference is vague; I know. When I heard this weekend’s Gospel preached, Thomas’ utterance reminded me of Peter’s from Matthew 16: You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God. As well as Martha’s from the fourth … Continue reading

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Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 34

The 34th Psalm is one of the most frequently used in the Roman Rite. It is one of nine common psalms for Ordinary Time. It’s something of a go-to text in the Roman Antiphonary because of verse 9a: Taste and … Continue reading

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