Daily Archives: 24 September 2021

Via Pulchritudinis: The Ways of Beauty

III. THE WAYS OF BEAUTY Three areas stand out for the privileged way of beauty to enable dialogue with contemporary cultures: III-1 The Beauty of Creation; III-2 The Beauty of the Arts; and III-3 The Beauty of Christ, Model and … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 1: Origin and Meaning of the Document

Here we go: another church document. INTRODUCTION: ORIGIN AND MEANING OF THE DOCUMENT To speak of reconciliation and penance is for the men and women of our time an invitation to rediscover, translated into their own way of speaking, the … Continue reading

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Mary and Mercy

Liam sent me this image he captured at Holy Cross Cathedral in Boston. From his message to me: ‚ÄčThese are enameled (painted) glass windows are from the Thomas & John Morgan Studio of New York, which often worked with Patrick … Continue reading

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A bit of hanger space for the latest in men’s wardrobe bling: the mask. I like using these face coverings with the clips, and not just because they hang so well next to my tie racks. I find the snug … Continue reading

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