Daily Archives: 1 March 2022

Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us 91: Knowledge of the Faith

The US Bishops published Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us in 1999. In sections 91 through 96 they offer six categories of formation. First example, as one might expect, is Knowledge of the Faith. (See the Catechism, nos. 26-1065; General Directory for … Continue reading

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Spe Salvi 6: Jesus as Philosopher and Shepherd

Speaking of the revelation of Jesus in the Holy Spirit … 6. The sarcophagi of the early Christian era illustrate this concept visually—in the context of death, in the face of which the question concerning life’s meaning becomes unavoidable. The … Continue reading

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Is It Too Early To Start Talking About Reparations?

I’ve seen many suggestions for praying Psalm 31 for those suffering in Ukraine. Verses not to lose in our age of fake news, lies, and detraction: Do not let me be put to shame, for I have called to you, … Continue reading

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