Monthly Archives: May 2013

Altissimo Omnipotente Bon Signore

Altissimu, onnipotente bon Signore, Tue so le laude, la gloria e l’honore et onne benedictione. — St. Francis of Assisi Translated from the original Umbrian dialect this is: Most high, all powerful, all good Lord! All praise is Yours, all glory, all … Continue reading

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Rolling Thunder

We were in Washington for the weekend celebrating 30 years of marriage. Washington is a great place to visit and we were among thousands of other Americans who were in the nation’s capital for the weekend. Among those who came … Continue reading

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One with creation

Yesterday as I made my way around the Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC I was struck by how much these wonderful indigenous people were in tune with the earth. The wisdom quotes which ringed the walls of … Continue reading

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The Cracked Pot

Today in reading and preparing for class I came across and old favorite and it’s worth sharing again. It’s author is unknown, but we’ve all known what it is to feel inferior and to wish to be more than we … Continue reading

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Franciscan Philosophy of Social Engagement

I recently signed up for a course at The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University. It’s my first course in a program of study that could lead to a Master of Arts in Franciscan Studies. I’m anxious and excited. I’m … Continue reading

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The Primacy of Christ

The Pope’s homily which I have written about earlier today has come at a time when I have been reading a lot from writers within the Franciscan Intellectual tradition. When I read Pope Francis’ homily earlier today I was reminded … Continue reading

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Three good things

I found out that I have students who like to code. In fact one of my biggest challenges has been motivating a couple of youngsters who just couldn’t get enough of HTML programming today. The weather improved as the day … Continue reading

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