Tag Archives: Wu Li

For Thoughts on the Trinity By Way of China, Circa 1700…

…with a little help from a few other sources. Today is the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity. I have no doubt that my friend Wu Li, SJ was exposed to the Athanasian Creed. Why? Because Wu could not have … Continue reading

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News Flash: Dead Chinese Jesuit Befriends Catholic Blogger

You may remember my friend named Wu Li, SJ.  I introduced him to you in a post a few years back.Wu died as a Jesuit priest in Macau in 1718. There is something about departed Catholics and me. I’m like … Continue reading

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Goethe Suggests a Blog Post. Who Am I to Say No?

‎One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Good advice, that. I wonder … Continue reading

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Interested in Posts on Catholicism in China?

I’ve got those right here in the China tag. And I am truthfully being a man of little ado when I say that they are some of my favorite.posts.ever.

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A Painting For Spring By My Favorite Jesuit

Sure, it’s a day early, but Spring was about three weeks early where I live this year. What’s been your experience? So I’m in the mood to share a painting for the season, created by the fellow who has become … Continue reading

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Because Once Upon A Time, The Premier of China Was A Catholic

Imagine that you woke up to the news this morning that a former President of the United States, say Jimmy Carter for example, has just held a press conference saying that he has entered the Abbey at Gethsemane to become … Continue reading

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