Festina Lente

Festina Lente[1] When I was in college, I read an insightful article by the Japanese Catholic author Shusaku Endo.[2]  He told the story of an ancient Buddhist temple atop a high mountain in Japan.  The temple was so high and remote that it took pious pilgrims hours and even days

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Holiness Hurts

A Homily for the Second Sunday of Ordinary Time Year A   In the 1996 movie The Preacher’s Wife, Denzel Washington plays the role of an angel named Dudley.  One scene is a particular favorite of mine.  A little boy, unaware that he is speaking to an angel, asks Dudley

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