Author Archives: Deborah Gyapong

Two great articles at First Things

This is a marvelous article by Patricia Snow in First Things about her journey from a nominal Episcopalian upbringing, through a loss of faith and experiencing the consequences of being trapped in sin, to finding help in various charismatic ministries, … Continue reading

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Eyes and ears half-tuned to Villanova

On Saturday, as I cleaned house, I had had my eyes and ears half-tuned to a conference on Pope Francis’ papacy going on at Villanova University.¬† I listened to part of a talk by Massimo Faggioli, who is on the … Continue reading

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More on Gaudete et Exsultate

I hope you read this post on Pope Francis’ latest Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et Exsultate before you read this one, where I include links to some thoughtful criticism of the document.

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Reading Gaudete et Exsultate

I am reading Pope Francis’ latest Apostolic Exhortation¬† Gaudete et Exsultate from start to finish right now, with as much prayerful docility as I can, to see how the Holy Spirit might be speaking to me through this Successor of … Continue reading

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John Robson on G.K. Chesterton

After reading Simon Dennerly’s post yesterday on the cause for sainthood for G.K. Chesterton, I came across this video by a friend of mine, John Robson, in an “Ask the Professor” segment where he responds to a question from someone … Continue reading

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Days like this I miss the King James Version

Today, I encountered two jarring examples of translations of our Biblical texts, one in Morning Prayer, the other during Mass that make me dearly miss the King James Version, and keep my hope alive that somehow, someday, we can make … Continue reading

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Was Cardinal Burke referring to us?

In an interview with an Italian media outlet, translated by Diane Montagne, LifeSite’s Rome correspondent, Cardinal Burke speaks about the latest Scalfari interview in which the ex-Catholic atheist friend of the Pope Francis says the Pope told him souls who … Continue reading

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