Tag Archives: Communal Sin

Advent: On Light and Seeing Poverty

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; Upon those who dwelt in the land of gloom a light has shone. You have brought them abundant joy and great rejoicing, As they rejoice before you as at … Continue reading

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Another Sort of Cross

Luca Signorelli’s Crucifixion fills me with pity for our Lord. It is so very crowded. So noisy. So busy. Here Jesus is trying to take on the sufferings of the entire world, and we can’t even give him a moment … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Universal Cafeteria

All Catholics are cafeteria Catholics. This is a sad truth, and it is also okay. All Catholics are cafeteria Catholics because all Catholics are sinners. Not one of us can stand as a bastion of perfection in the light of … Continue reading

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