Tag Archives: Mercy

To Break My Fast From Being Merciful

I came across some wise words of a Doctor of the Church I had never heard of the other day. The subject? The importance of being merciful. For the longest time, and long before I became a Catholic, I thought … Continue reading

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“And When Cardinal Kasper Lied At The Synod, I Stopped Listening To Him At All.”

That’s a direct quote from me, Joe Six-Pack, USMC. 

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Cardinal Kasper’s Thoughts On Our Divorced And Civilly Remarried Brethren

Some folks are likely to play the “Good Cleric/Bad Cleric” game with Cardinal Kasper’s  comments about our divorced and civilly remarried brethren, but I won’t be. I’m just an regular guy, see, with no claims to knowing all the ins … Continue reading

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Because You Never Know When Pope Francis Might Pick Up The Phone, And Give You A Call

Call me maybe? I gotta say, it’s a pretty incredible story.

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Pope Francis’s Homily Today at St. Anne’s is Simply Beautiful UPDATED

Pope Francis is a great extemporaneous speaker. Here is the homily that he delivered today. Deacon Greg gives us a taste, but below is the “must see” video. 

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Rebecca Hamilton On How We Become Monsters…

  If this post doesn’t cut you to the quick, nothing will. Put on the shoes of the other side, and recall clearly where consequentialism leads, and how if we let it, it will damn us all to Hell.

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On Divine Mercy Sunday, Shakespeare and a Song

A truth about us as human beings is that we desire justice and not mercy. Yet we have been taught that God desires mercy. He said so himself. And today, Divine Mercy Sunday, we are reminded that Our Lord’s mercy … Continue reading

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Because Jesus is the Unjust Steward

This first ran back in September, 2010 during the Feast of Our Lady of La Salette. I think it deserves another look… —Feast of Our Lady of La Salette Today I heard the best explanation of the parable of the … Continue reading

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