Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Mysterious Language of the Cross

“Since when has the world of computer software design been about what people want?” says Bill Gates. “This is a simple question of evolution. The day is quickly coming when every knee will bow down to a silicon fist, and … Continue reading

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Love, Light, and Vision

Yesterday was the anniversary of Paul Irénée Couturier’s death on March 24 1953. A French priest and tireless advocate of Christian unity, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In 1933, he established … Continue reading

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What Learning Is

“Disagree when necessary, but be in agreement about the truth.” – Saint Columba “The real community of man is the community of those who seek the truth, of the potential knowers.” – Allan Bloom Speaking as a potential knower, do … Continue reading

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The Game of Truth

“Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.” This pronouncement, sounding remarkably up to date, was made by Blaise Pascal more than 350 years ago. Unless, he … Continue reading

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No Greater Mystery

“For I am the Lord your God; sanctify yourselves therefore, and be holy, for I am holy.” (Leviticus 11:44) “Pursue peace with everyone, and the holiness without which no one will see the Lord.” (Hebrews 12:14) But what exactly is … Continue reading

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