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Angelic inspiration from Father Fessio’s anti-blog

Angel of SilesiaNot a few of us miss that great Jesuit and AMU co-founder, Father Joseph Fessio, the founder of publisher Ignatius Press. Back when he lived here in Ave Maria, he came to the house for dinner and gave us a book, The Grain of Wheat, a collection of aphorisms by the great theologian Hans Urs von Balthasar. The book’s short thoughtful sentences – each one a complete thought – made my prayer time extremely fruitful. They offer a sublime concision.

Now Father Fessio has a new project that he calls his anti-blog. These are the two reasons he calls it an anti-blog:

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