Monthly Archives: May 2014

I went to a wedding today!

I didn’t know I was going to a wedding: I left the house today to attend the noon mass, as usual. But when I got there, I found that the church was awash in wedding preparation: not that the noon … Continue reading

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Vocations, Vocations, Vocations: A Plea for Precision

David Cruz-Uribe over at Vox Nova recently posted Some Thoughts on Promoting Vocations, which sounds like it is intended to be the first of a series. But there is a terminology problem here – and almost everywhere, honestly. “Vocation” is … Continue reading

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Thank You, Sister: Watching Suor Cristina Dance

I’ve read that in the early and medieval church, describing a woman as a virgin wasn’t so much about the state of her hymen as her autonomous personhood. Especially in a patriarchy, for a woman to be other-than-a-wife set her … Continue reading

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Review: Edith Stein: Scholar, Feminist, Saint

Edith Stein: Scholar, Feminist, Saint by Freda Mary Oben My rating: 4 of 5 stars Picked up this short little book at the interfaith library booksale today – it caught my eye because I recently learned about St Edith’s work … Continue reading

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Tonight was my school’s Annual Dinner to honor the Class of 2014, Dean’s List Students, and Distinguished Faculty (all capitalization in original). As a member of the class of 2014, I was happy to attend and celebrate with classmates, faculty, … Continue reading

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