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The rosy radiance of the dawn

Today, the Church lifts her eyes to a radiant sight: the Jerusalem that shines at the end of her paschal journey. The liturgical colour today is rose like the dayspring’s first light.

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Mortara, Integralism, Liberalism, and Monastic Life

Over at the bloggingheads spinoff meaningoflife.tv I have a conversation with Aryeh Cohen-Wade, in which we discuss the Mortara case, debates about liberalism and… 82 more words

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St. Bernard on Ignorance and Sin

Fr. Sylvester Tan, S.J.’s brilliant paper on unconscious sin in Chrétien’s Li Contes del Graal makes the following point about how St. Bernard understood the role of ignorance in his theology of sin: 171 more words

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Johannes Messner

I was recently chosen to serve on the board of the Johannes Messner Geselschaft in Vienna, a society formed to promote the work and the memory of a great Austrian social ethicist. 393 more words

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Annotated Genesis: Noah in his tent

“And Noah began to be an husbandman, and he planted a vineyard (Ge.9:20).”

While discussing the symbolism in the Book of Genesis we dealt with the butterfly effect in an earlier instance. 428 more words

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The sky is dark,

the earth is burnt,

and the world is on the verge

of its own destruction.

But a dove casts

a light on the sky… 43 more words