Tag Archives: Goodness

Did You See Bono’s Video On Laudito Si’?

He narrates it well. Advertisements

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King Abdullah II of Jordan Is A Good King. Listen To Him

Note that I didn’t say that he is a perfect king, or that he is without sin, or that he walks on water, or that he can do no wrong. No. All of us fall short of the glory of … Continue reading

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Because Christ Came to Occupy, and Reclaim, the World

There was a brutal bear market in the Spring of the year 33 AD. Not in wheat or lamb futures, nor in cloth, or precious metals. This was a bear market of the human soul, and it was experienced acutely … Continue reading

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Warning: Don’t Travel To The Holy Land, For Thou Shalt Surely Die

Before getting into the meat of this short dispatch that I am typing from Jerusalem, I ask you to say a short prayer to God for the souls of  all those who have died for their faith, or due to … Continue reading

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Protesters In Baghdad: “I am Christian, Sunni, Shiite, Kurd, Mandean,Yazidi, and I am Iraqi”

ISIS thugs may attempt to kill and intimidate their way to power, but that will fail as long as folks defy them like these great souls are doing. The following story comes to us via Dina al-Shibeeb of  Al Arabiya News, … Continue reading

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Pope Francis With The Quote of the Week

“Dear brothers, dear friends, from this holy place I make a heartfelt plea to all people and to all communities who look to Abraham:  may we respect and love one another as brothers and sisters! May we learn to understand … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars For The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference

The 33rd Annual Chesterton Conference will be held at University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein Seminary) in Mundelein, Illinois, from July 31-August 2, 2014. Hmmm. That’s where Fr. Robert Barron and the Word on Fire gang hang their … Continue reading

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For Your Flannery O’Connor Quote Of The Year

  To find out about faith, you have to go to the people who have it and you have to go to the most intelligent ones if you are going to stand up intellectually to agnostics and the general run … Continue reading

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For Dana Gioia’s Thoughts On The Vocation Of The Catholic Writer

A lot of ink has been spilt these last few days since Evangelii Gaudium was published. Much of what has been said about it isn’t worth the pixels that have been wasted so far. The same old tired arguments from … Continue reading

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Get Your Pope Francis Awesome Sauce Right Here…

Straight from the source. No filters. No handlers. Evangelii Gaudium, Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis, 2013 Read it, and leap!

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