Daily Archives: 6 September 2021

A Mythology About Eucharistic Belief

A sad persistence at the NCReg: Unfortunately, disbelief about the reality of the Real Presence, and its centrality to the Catholic faith, is not restricted to the secular world. Recent polls of U.S. Catholics have found that only half of … Continue reading

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I wasn’t aware the dance was relatively recent–early 17th century from what I read. A favorite bit of music is the final movement from Luigi Boccherini’s Guitar Quintet (G448). I was listening on my morning walk–it really picks up your … Continue reading

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Fratelli Tutti 269: Human Dignity Remains

269. Let us keep in mind that “not even a murderer loses his personal dignity, and God himself pledges to guarantee this”. [Evangelium Vitae 9] The firm rejection of the death penalty shows to what extent it is possible to … Continue reading

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Anti-Clerical Chess

When I was an active chessplayer, my friends and I would occasionally experiment with one of the many variations of the game. I found myself always coming back to the original. Reminiscing seems to have been part of my day … Continue reading

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