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In his pivotal Theology of the Body, Pope John Paul II noted an important and fundamental “fruit” of the Original Sin for the relationship between man and woman: (more…)

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Ok — we kind of got away from the actual story last time.  So let’s dive right into the first scene.

The film opens with Natalie Hansen running frantically across the frozen wilderness in the dead of night — all alone, visibly distressed, (more…)

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Part 2 of my current film commentary isn’t quite ready yet, so I thought I’d share another treat from Bishop Barron. 🙂

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Well I recently saw Taylor Sheridan’s freshman directorial effort, Wind River.  I miss doing film commentaries (I’m pretty sure it’s been well over a year since my last one), so how about we begin anew with this one?

A snapshot (no spoilers)

The setting of Wind River is the Wyoming Indian Reservation of the same name, located within one of the most remote and desolate regions of the United States.

As is pointed out in the film, this is an area in which Native American women disappear at alarming rates and with disturbing regularity. (more…)

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Let’s do a quick summary.  Here are some key points from part 4 regarding the premise of Forming Horizons: (more…)

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Human Art…

Just some photos I thought I’d share.  These sculptures are featured around a greenhouse in the retirement community in which some of my relatives live.

Truly beautiful art like this is, for me, a sure proof of what you might call humankind’s “genetic nostalgia” for Eden, for the divine image in man — marred, but not erased, by sin.

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This is the final installment in a three-part series.  For parts one and two, click here

Let’s get right to it: Theologically speaking, what’s so special about being a girl?

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