Some reading material, 21.04.20

Integrating Catholic Social Teaching With Economics and Natural Science https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/time-great-uncertainty https://www.firstthings.com/article/2020/05/the-secret-of-the-saeculum https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/freedom-solitude https://www.firstthings.com/web-exclusives/2020/04/the-pandemic-and-religious-revival   Experts, Politicians, and the Public: The Science and Art of Collective Decision-Making in a Free Society

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The sacrament of unity and love, 21.04.20

The text below is by St. Fulgentius of Ruspe (460-533) The spiritual building up of the body of Christ is achieved through love. As Saint Peter says: Like living stones you are built into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus...

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The Spiritual Passover, 20.04.20

The text below is taken from an ancient Easter homily by “Pseudo-Chrysostom.” This name is given to authors whose works were wrongly attributed to St. John Chrysostom (347-4-7 AD), probably in an attempt to gain the saint’s authority for their own work. It’s a kind of plagiarism in reverse! That...

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A meditation on the Good Thief, 19.04.20

  Divine Mercy Sunday, 19.04.20 A meditation on The “Good Thief”, Saint Dismas   Did Dismas know Jesus before the Passion? One tradition says that, during the flight to Egypt, Dismas as a young robber convinced his fellow-robbers not to rob the Holy Family. It is said that Mary recognised...

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