Daily Archives: December 21, 2008

Winter Solstice and Galileo

The Holy Father’s Sunday Angelus message made reference to today being the winter solstice.  He also mentioned Galileo, who as we know was forced in his day to retract his scientific findings, and to whom the Church very recently offered … Continue reading

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“Let It Be”, as Mary

St. Ambrose wrote something that caught my eye today.  He was reflecting on Mary, Elizabeth, Jesus and John the Baptist in his writing on the Gospel of Luke.  He  wrote that we are to be as was Mary. I quote:  … Continue reading

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