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Rats in the Cellar: 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Lectionary | 1 comment

Ex 16:2-4,12-15; Ps 78:3-4,23-25,54; Eph 4:17,20-24; Jn 6:24-35. At the heart of this week’s readings is an emphasis on interiority and holistic transformation of the moral self: “put away the old self of your...

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The Everday Ascetic: Considering Food Waste in the US

Posted by on Jul 24, 2015 in Current Events | 3 comments

A couple weeks I wrote a post about Laudato Si’ and its call on Catholics to lead more ascetic lives. Some people have asked, “What does this mean for me and my daily life?” I think in the US the...

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The Least Dignity: Treatment and Custody of Pre-Born Victims of Abortion Violence

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Current Events, From the Field | 2 comments

This is a guest post from Justin Menno, doctoral candidate in theology at the...

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And Then There Were None

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Current Events | 8 comments

Last Thursday I posted a critique of replies to the video of Dr. Deborah...

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The Solemnity of Abortion

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Current Events | 5 comments

There is currently a great deal of controversy over a video released by the...

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Lectionary | 1 comment

Jer 23:1-6 Psalm 23:1-3, 3-4, 5, 6 Eph 2:13-18 Mark 6:30-34 I dread election...

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Why Greece is Not a Morality Play

Posted by on Jul 12, 2015 in Current Events | 1 comment

We have an awful tendency to turn every story into a good-versus-evil,...

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Existing for the Praise of His Glory—15th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by on Jul 8, 2015 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Amos 7:12—15 Psalm 85 Ephesians 1:3-18 Mark 6:7—13 Why am I here? What am I...

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