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Avery Cardinal Dulles, R.I.P.

“I was irresistibly prompted to go out into the open air … The slush of melting snow formed a deep mud along the banks of the River Charles, which I followed down toward Boston … As I wandered aimlessly, something impelled me to look contemplatively at a young tree. On its frail, supple branches were young buds … While my eye rested on them, the thought came to me suddenly, with all the strength and novelty of a revelation, that these little buds in their innocence and meekness followed a rule, a law of which I as yet knew nothing … That night, for the first time in years, I prayed.”

One of the foremost defenders of Catholicism went to eternity today:  Avery Cardinal Dulles.  A truly remarkable man, I will explore his work in future posts.  For now I will merely pray that he is even now enjoying the Beatific Vision.  Christopher Blosser, one of the contributors to this blog, has a great resource for all things Dulles here.

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Donald R. McClarey

Cradle Catholic. Active in the pro-life movement since 1973. Father of three and happily married for 35 years. Small town lawyer and amateur historian. Former president of the board of directors of the local crisis pregnancy center for a decade.

3 Comments

  1. Sad news… I too will be praying that he will enjoying the beautific vision of the Holy Trinity in all his glory.

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