Category Archives: The Blogosphere

Keeping Watch

One favorite Jesuit saint of mine somewhat in the news these days is Peter Canisius. A prayer of his: Let my eyes take their sleep, but may my heart always keep watch for you. May your right hand bless your … Continue reading

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What’s Ahead

As you can read, I’m “back.” My retreat from blogging vaguely aligned with Lent. That wasn’t necessarily intentional. I had planned to work on other aspects of my writing, hobby and professional. But then I got a good piece of advice … Continue reading

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One More Month

Peace to all you readers, regulars, long-time, or occasional. After some discernment, I’ve decided to wrap up daily posts here when I get to the end of Amoris Laetitia in one more month. Assuming hackers don’t crack the code here, … Continue reading

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What Another Month May Bring

I’m less inclined than I was at the dawn of this blog to share much personal stuff. The most interesting aspects of church ministry involve things that are either privileged and confidential information or just better unshared with the populace … Continue reading

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Open Thread On Christian Varieties

Dick Martin took exception to a deleted comment and an edited comment. Recently, he offered this comment on an Amoris Laetitia post: This is twice my replies have been deleted. Shows you’re against some one who has a different view … Continue reading

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On Heresy, The New Kind

I don’t think you saw quite as much of this in the old days*, a discussion getting shut down outright instead of just banning all the liberals. Blogger Dave Armstrong asks in his title, “Is Pope Francis A Heretic?” My online … Continue reading

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On Trolling

I’ll confess I like the word less than the action. I find that even worse than either is the misuse of the word. Often enough, internet trolling has been defined to mean “contrary opinions I don’t like.” That said, people … Continue reading

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