Daily Archives: 14 September 2009

RCIA 153: Intercessions for the Elect

Sorry about the delay in the RCIA series here. I’m not sure how I want to handle the texts of the scrutinies, especially where they repeat in the weeks ahead. Let me first quote the rubrics on the intercessions: 153.  … Continue reading

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The Eighteenth Letter, Preferably Capitalized

People seem to be asking if it’s just President Obama, his blackness, his socialism? I haven’t seen the last seventeen years so ably summarized as here. It’s all about one little letter, the 18th. Capitalized. Nothing else matters. Meanwhile, Corporate … Continue reading

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Setting Kenosis to Music

If you were at Catholic Mass today, you were treated to an extra reading, perhaps. I hope. The Exaltation of the Holy Cross calls for three readings, not the usual Monday two. One of my favorite Scripture passages was proclaimed by my friend … Continue reading

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