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Via Crucis – images by Vonn Hartung

Traveling the path of Holy Week we enter into the Triduum and its mysteries. Our friend Vonn Hartung has by the sacramentality of painted images provided us access to the depths to which these days are intended to lead. You … Continue reading

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Holidays and Holy Days

What are we to make of this year’s overlapping holidays and holy days? Lent began February 14th, Valentines Day with Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday will coincide with April Fools Day. (Technically, April Fools is not a holiday. But perhaps … Continue reading

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The Predicament

“There are still countries today where, even in the Catholic Church, the individual is in a situation reminiscent of that in which Kierkegaard found himself, in a national church that had fallen into liberalism: however willing the individual is to … Continue reading

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Big Data & Human Sacrifice

The following comes from an article posted on The Atlantic magazine website: In 1598, a European miner working in the Bolivian highlands stumbled across a 10-year-old Andean girl who was still alive, despite having been walled up inside a funerary … Continue reading

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Part 6 of Gil Bailie’s Reflections on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Part 6 of Gil Bailie’s series on Romans is now available on our web store. Click on the image to the left to go our store. In this part Gil Bailie covers chapters 9 through 11 of Romans. In these … Continue reading

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Surprise…

Last Sunday I happened to watch an hour long CSPAN interview with Robert P. George and Cornel West. It was not what I expected; which was verbal combat between scholars occupying opposite ideological perspectives. Over the years I had read … Continue reading

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Autumn & Advent

  In preparing the digital audio for part 4 of Gil Bailie’s Reflections on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans I heard Gil recite the Rilke poem ‘Autumn’…   The leaves are falling, falling as from far, as though above … Continue reading

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Making Friends & Supporting Our Efforts

The recently concluded conference of the Notre Dame Center for Ethics and Culture was a wonderful time for us to reconnect with old friends and make new ones. The conference explored the perennial problem of good and evil, the significance … Continue reading

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Gratitude and Sorrow

                Yesterday my wife and I awoke to the news of a fast spreading fire in our home town of Santa Rosa. We are 2,500 miles away visiting our daughter and her family … Continue reading

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New from the Audio Archives – Paul’s Letter to the Romans

Now available in our webstore: Part 1 in an eight-part series of Gil Bailie’s Reflections on St. Paul’s Letter to the Romans We have been continuing to add to the digital Audio Archive each month titles from Gil Bailie’s presentations … Continue reading

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