Of Witches, Walburga, and Welcoming Spring

We must not be ashamed of the mythical radiance resting on our theology.
~ C.S. Lewis

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The Bishop Next Door

Be shepherds: with the ‘odor of the sheep,’ make it real….
~ Pope Francis

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Of Down Syndrome, Anne of Green Gables, and Van the Man

You can’t stop us on the road to freedom
You can’t stop us ’cause our eyes can see.
Men with insight, men in granite,
Knights in armor bent on chivalry.
~ Van Morrison

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Emmaus, Eucharist, and Emma Thompson: The Hidden Mass in ‘Wit’

And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!
~ William Shakespeare

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Things Fall Apart: Of Aging, Angst, and Anticipating Holy Week

The liturgy must be understood.
For, day by day, it is our duty to live within it and by means of it.
~ Theodore Klauser

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Of Blinkers, Bakers, and Benevolence: A Lenten Lesson Along I-80

The quick slick confident judgments we are forever making are merely silly.
Who can read the chaos in another’s soul from which his actions proceed?
~ Frank Sheed

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Alter Alter Christus: Of Lab Coats, Chasubles, and Playing Priest

Be imitators of me, as I am of Christ.
~ St. Paul

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Of Theologizing, Conversion, and the Magisterium

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I should like to add to all this that the church has the prior right to question us….
The church is our pastor.
~ Helmut Thielicke

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Missionary Movies for the Rest of Us

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I doubt people would think I’ve done anything interesting.
~ Gladys Aylward

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Yawns Be Damned: Of Hitchcock, Heaven, and the Thrill of the Chase

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All the way to heaven is heaven.
~ Catherine of Siena

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