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A Monk's Chronicle: 28 March MMXVI -- Christ is Truly Risen: What Now?

Christ is Truly Risen.  What Now?

We can only hope that for most Christians around the world Easter services were a truly moving experience.  At Saint John’s a familiar set of rituals carried us through Holy Week and into Easter, but that familiarity also provided moments of insight.   1,206 more words

A Monk's Chronicle: 21 March MMXVI -- Is There a Merciful God?

Is There a Merciful God?

Nearly a year ago the members of the Order of Malta in Seattle invited me to give a day of reflection, on the theme of the “year of mercy” that had been proclaimed by Pope Francis.   1,165 more words

Synod on the Family: Press Briefing Day 14

2015-10-21 (Vatican Radio) “It is my hope that the Synod will be one that leaves us with open doors, not closed ones,” said Cardinal Reinhard Marx of Germany at the daily press briefing for the Synod on the Family. 860 more words

Religion

Fr. Tom Reese on the Challenges at the Synod of the Family

The gradulalist penitential path for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics to receive Communion was proffered by Cardinal Walter Kasper, the 82 year old President Emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. 30 more words

Aphorisms

Synod: Bishops must welcome families as teachers and pastors

2015-10-15 Vatican Radio

(Vatican Radio) ‘Mission impossible’ was how Fr Federico Lombardi on Thursday described the task of trying to sum up the dozens of daily interventions by participants in the Synod of Bishops on the Family, currently coming to the close of its second week in the Vatican’s Synod Hall. 438 more words

Religion

Dulcinea Lucia And The Vatican Cardinal

Dulcinea Lucia And The Vatican Cardinal

The gypsy fortune teller Dulcinea Lucia lay on the sofa in the living room of the London-based billionaire ancient Egyptian vampire Set. 287 more words

Vampire Novel

The Gospel of the Family (book review)

The Gospel of the Family: Going Beyond Cardinal Kasper’s Proposal in the Debate of Marriage, Civil Re-Marriage, and Communion in the Church, by Juan Jose Perez-Soba and Stephan Kampowski (Ignatius 2014) 263 more words

Book Reviews