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Pope Francis & Economics

“Politics must not be subject to the economy, nor should the economy be subject to the dictates of an efficiency-driven paradigm of technocracy. Today, in view of the common good, there is urgent need for politics and economics to enter into a frank dialogue in the service of life, especially human life. Saving banks at any cost, making the publi...

By Fr. Ryan O'Neil 10 11 2016

The True Meaning of “Verso l’Alto”

For the Catholic seeking God in the mountains, there is an expression more proverbial and iconic than any other.  It is a terse Italian phrase, scribbled onto a photograph in 1925 by the late Pier Giorgio Frassati.  It remains not merely the key into his sanctified existence, but an insight into the true nature of climbing.  But to unpack the be...

By Fr. John Nepil 10 21 2015

Tree Line

Willow Lake, situated at just above 11,500 feet, is at the edge of the habitat where trees are capable of growing. What makes this lake unique is that the tree line happens to divide the lake in half. For the 3,000 feet from the town of Crestone to the lake, the mountains are filled with pines, furs and the occasional aspen grove. For the 3,000 fee...

08 06 2014

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