Daily Archives: 5 March 2007

“… if one begins on Saturday it is too late”

Zenit published parts of a Q&A session of seminarians and the pope. His remarks on homily preparation were most instructive of a practical lectio approach: I have a fairly simple recipe for it: combine the preparation of the Sunday homily … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 13

Now for the second and final chapter of Inter Mirifica, “On The Pastoral Activity Of The Church” All the children of the Church should join, without delay and with the greatest effort in a common work to make effective use … Continue reading

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What are the Laity For? (Part III)

(This is Neil.) I’m grateful for all the comments to Part II of this series, if I may call it that. I promise Jimmy Mac that we will get a chance to examine the thoughts of some lay theologians on … Continue reading

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Musical Bishop

  Zenit carries a nice interview with a Russian Orthodox bishop, Hilarion Alfeev. The bishop also happens to be a composer. He has some sensible comments on East-West ecumenism, but listen in on what he says about music: Music plays … Continue reading

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Inter Mirifica 12

We conclude chapter I with these thoughts: The public authority, in these matters, is bound by special responsibilities in view of the common good, to which these media are ordered. The same authority has, in virtue of its office, the … Continue reading

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