Monthly Archives: March 2016

Three pedals of the bike in front of Hotel Arrupe and 

a blue metal structural piece on the rear shifter severed. I’m guessing metal fatigue. Right now Bikeiberia is investigating a repair or replacement bike. I may end up walking. At least it didn’t happen two miles down the road.

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The room where it happened

I attended Easter Sunday Mass in the Chapel of the Conversion with about one hundred orhers. I am confident I was the only American there. Of the ten most important buildings in the world, this location probably belongs in the … Continue reading

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God is with me.

Per Chris Lowney’s guide to the Caminio de Ignaciano, the above is the theme for day one; those providential events in one’s life where God was present. Example: Chris Lowney gave a talk in support of his book in Omaha. … Continue reading

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Whomever told me that “everyone” in Europe speaks

English (Grace? Mary?) was badly mistaken. I also thought more signs would be in English; like at the Home Depot in Omaha.

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Meditation on the Society of Jesus and health care

The catalyst for the conversion of Ignatius Loyola was due to the fact that a French canonball broke his leg. He was brought back by stretcher to his home where he endured two operations (no anesthesia!) to repair his leg. … Continue reading

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The exterior of the Sanctuario de Loyola

is discolored. I imagine it is due to coal smoke in this mountain valley during the Industrial Revolution. Creighton Hall f/k/a the Administration Building had the same problem to a lesser degree. During his tenure as Creighton’s President, John Schlegel, … Continue reading

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People of Europe!

The United States can supply you with very cheap natural gas so that you won’t have to hang your clothes out your apartment windows to dry. Build all the windmills and solar panels you want, but it will never be … Continue reading

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