Daily Archives: 21 October 2005

Better Than Gold Mines

NASA is looking for more valuable property on the moon. Let’s mine some oxygen.

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What is a Good Sermon (Part II)?

First, thank you to all who commented so generously on “Part I” below. I did want to write more about preaching today, but, alas, I have to grade midterms (perhaps, then, there will be a “Part III” on Monday). So, … Continue reading

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Liturgical Dear Abby

The Liturgy Q&A section at Zenit is worth checking weekly. I get the impression most questioners have a bone to pick with someone, so they submit to this “Dear Abby of Liturgy” (Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy at the … Continue reading

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In the Synod’s Words …

Vatican II liturgical reform: “progressive and adequate“ No universal indult, no expanded use, not even a priority. Seems right to me.

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Boston: Blunders for Everyone

I’m chiming in late on this one. Father Walter Cuenin, pastor of a highly regarded Vatican II parish in Newton, Massachusetts, was asked to resign because of financial wrongdoing netting him something around the sum of $80,000. The parish finance … Continue reading

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AA 17: Lay People In Isolation

AA17 treats the situation of isolated Catholics: There is a very urgent need for this individual apostolate in those regions where the freedom of the Church is seriously infringed. In these trying circumstances, the laity do what they can to … Continue reading

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