Farewell, René Girard

René Girard died November 4th in his home in Stanford, California, at the age of 91. Most probably you haven't read any obituary about him, and I only learned of his death tonight when I went on the Girardian Reflections website. The reason why I went on the website tonight was because for the past few days …

Two Societies

The two readings in our Liturgy today present us with two different visions of human society: Matthew 8:28-9:1 An unredeemed society.... - dominated by violence and self-interest. Galatians 5:22-6:2 A redeemed society -  imperfect but struggling, guided by the Holy Spirit toward perfection.....