Daily Archives: 12 January 2006

New

I have a vague recollection of a Ray Repp song titled “Be A New Man.” You know when it was. Hymnal for Young Christians and all that. Rock reports on continued fussing in Boston over Walter Cuenin. Here’s the money … Continue reading

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“He is the Lord. He will do what he judges best.”

1 Samuel 3. Always loved that story. You know it (1-10), right? During the time young Samuel was minister to the Lord under Eli, a revelation of the Lord was uncommon and vision infrequent. One day Eli was asleep in … Continue reading

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College of Cardinals: One Big Happy Family

  The way Cardinal Georges Cottier tells it, the conclave was a surprise. One 2005 event that impressed the cardinal was the “peaceful manner in which the succession occurred, the election of Benedict XVI. After more than 26 years of … Continue reading

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Invites: Did You Get One?

Okay. They’re inviting bishops, but what about the families? I always wonder about events like this. If you’re John Allen, you just pop in from your Italian digs and go home that night. If you’re a bishop, you put in … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 6

Returning to the lengthy introduction of Gaudium et Spes, we tune in on a further assessment of sociological realities in the world of the 60′s, which is, as GS 5 put it, “more dynamic and revolutionary.” Even though they hadn’t … Continue reading

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