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Forgiving Sin - Part 2 of 2

Christ taught His disciples to pray thus: “Forgive us our sins (hamartias) as we also forgive all those indebted (opheilonti) to us” (Lk 11:4). A hamartia is a moral failure, missing the mark. 148 more words


From the synod (5): Despite reservations, the new machinery appears to be working

[From Austen Ivereigh in Rome] Being close to the synod has been like watching a very complex piece of new machinery sputter into life, with many standing around wondering how it is all going to work, a vocal minority complaining that its engineering is skewed, while most are pleased with it, regarding it as making progress despite early stumbles. 2,457 more words

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Thoughts from the Synod of the family so far (via Catholic Voices Comment).

Catholic Nerds

As a participant in the marathon psychological endurance match known as the American public education system, I’ve come to see a number of unusual phenomena. From students having sex in a stairwell, to druggies celebrating two tab Tuesday by dropping two tabs of acid, the bizarre becomes oddly benign after a while. 700 more words


Goodbye Old Friend. It Was Great.

Today was an inordinately sad day for me. It wasn’t for all day, not even most of the day, but the feeling was different than many other sadnesses I’ve felt. 1,387 more words



Perhaps the main task of the minister is to prevent people from suffering for the wrong reasons. Many people suffer because of the false supposition on which they have based their lives.

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Forward to Journey to Christendom - The Freedom Dance

France, outside of Jargeau, the Loire Valley, in June of 1429

Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans, Supreme Commander of the French Army, and a young girl only 17 years of age, the youngest child of either sex in the recorded history of humanity to hold supreme command of a nation’s military… 1,451 more words

Maid Of Orleans

Wisdom & Patriarchy

“Do you think RADICAL FEMINISM is bad?  Consider the fruits of RADICAL PATRIARCHY:

Wisdom & Patriarchy

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