Daily Archives: 10 October 2021

Two-For-One Holiday

I noticed that we have two holidays tomorrow, according to the press secretary of the mean communist deconstructing our once-great country. Pick the one that aligns better with one’s politics, history, culture, ethnic heritage, etc.. I guess. Maybe my fellow … Continue reading

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Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 7, Paul and Barnabas in Jerusalem

Pope Francis, in his address to the Diocese of Rome, reminds his listeners–and us–of the unprecedented situation the early Jewish followers of Jesus had to confront. The mandate to take the Good News to the wide world would bring the … Continue reading

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Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ

Next up, the consideration of The Beauty of Christ, Model and Prototype of Christian Holiness. Saint Augustine introduces the idea for us, that the beauty of God’s created works leads the person to ponder the surpassing beauty of the Almighty: … Continue reading

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Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 6: … To the Brother Who Stayed at Home, Part 3

While we have focused on the Brother Who Stayed at Home┬álet’s not forget the third character in the parable. Henri Nouwen’s treatment of all three men is masterful, and one of his best works. The Holy Father’s reflections here predate … Continue reading

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