Daily Archives: 19 May 2021

Pamplona Eve

It was five hundred years ago a cannonball knocked a rowdy soldier-of-fortune off his life’s course and into sainthood. Naturally, the Jesuit founder has a holy year of sorts starting on the 20th of this month. During this year themed … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 13: The Present Need

Pope Paul VI suggests that the impulse of the Church’s concern is divine friendship, the impulse handed to us from the Lord: to witness, to save, to serve. 13. In the present day, however, individual and group effort within these … Continue reading

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Mask Maturity

Apparently, our corporate masters’ spies thought I would be enchanted by facebook posts discussing masks. Pretty sure I annoyed a few people who were celebrating their freedom from facial coverings. My pastor mentioned he heard from a parishioner who was … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 176: Social and Political Charity

This paragraph and the nine that follow are gathered under the heading, “Social and Political Charity.” The three subtopics include “The politics we need” (177-179), “Political love” (180-182), and “Effective love” (183-185). Does that seem like a progression of sorts? … Continue reading

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