Card. Avery Dulles SJ.jpgToday is the 3rd anniversary of the Jesuit Avery Robert Cardinal Dulles‘ entrance into life eternal. I pray for a friend’s solicitude but now from a different perch.

O God, who chose your servant John Patrick Cardinal Foley from among your priests and endowed him pontifical dignity in the apostolic priesthood, grant, we pray, that he may also be admitted to their company for ever.

If you are interested in reading, Avery Cardinal Dulles, SJ: A Model Theologian, 1918-2008 is worth picking up and spending lots of time with it. Patrick W. Carey does a good job teasing out the key themes of a very prominent Catholic theologian in the USA.