Festina Lente: A postscript

 

Jim Cooney, a friend of four decades, has forgotten more about Catholic teaching on social justice than I’ll ever know – although he was a senior executive of a large mining company when we met, which might surprise those inclined to rash judgments.

As both a student and a teacher, Jim has toiled mightily to bring the insights of the Church’s social doctrine to those in industry, while helping many in the Church to understand better the legitimate role of industry in society.

Praise the Lord

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Trust and Confidence at a Painful Time (11.B)

 

Today would have been my father’s ninety-second birthday so I’ve been thinking a lot about him this week.

One thing in particular came to my mind as I raced from one thing to another during the difficult past few days: I never saw my father rush. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn’t recall a single time when I saw him in a hurry.

Praise the Lord

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