Daily Archives: 31 July 2021

Scripture for the Sick or Dying: 2 Corinthians 12:7b-10

Way back at the beginning of this month (14th Ordinary Sunday cycle B) we heard this passage, one of the last Saint Paul wrote to his beloved people of Corinth. One of many confessions of the apostle recorded in his … Continue reading

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Populorum Progressio 72: The Role Of Experts

72. Technical expertise is necessary, but it must be accompanied by concrete signs of genuine love. Untainted by overbearing nationalistic pride or any trace of racial discrimination, experts should learn how to work in collaboration with everyone. Experts must be … Continue reading

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St Ignatius on Drink

The context of this quote is receiving a concern about immigrant students, and their difficulty of adapting to new foods of their host culture. … if health permits someone to habituate himself even to water, beer, or cider where these … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 232: Peace, Mostly Within A Nation

A reminder that peace is never a final accomplishment; it requires a constant discipline of persistence and overcoming obstacles: 232. There is no end to the building of a country’s social peace; rather, it is “an open-ended endeavor, a never-ending … Continue reading

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