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Where’s the Theologian’s “Ad Limina”?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in Current Events | 6 comments

I was intrigued by Archbishop Dolan’s reflections on the “ad limina” visit he and other US bishops have been having at...

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On Keeping Vigil

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in Current Events | 1 comment

St. Benedict dedicates four chapters of his rule (RB, ch. 8-11) to a discussion of the “night office,” or what is also...

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How Parents Can Help Education

Posted by on Nov 28, 2011 in Current Events | 1 comment

While there are lots of factors that go into successful education, the recent study from the Center for Public Education notes the...

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Second Sunday of Advent

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in Lectionary | 0 comments

Is 40:1-5, 9-11 Ps 85:9-10-11-12, 13-14 2 Pt 3:8-14 Mk 1:1-8 As Tom mentioned last week in his reflection, Advent is a time of patience...

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Dan Finn asks: When is Self-interest Moral?

Posted by on Nov 23, 2011 in Current Events | 5 comments

There has been much discussion in the Catholic blog-sphere concerning the  recent “Note on Financial Reform from the Pontifical...

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