Daily Archives: 16 October 2009

Iowa Pastoral

One of our Iowa bishops has penned a pastoral letter. Out of the chute only several hours and already it’s the latest cheer erupting from the Catholic Right. I found a lot of good material in what the bishop wrote … Continue reading

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Lessons From Sensationalism

Here’s a good topic for discussion. I’m sure the rest of the blogosphere will pick like vultures over the Franciscan, his lover, and his son, the latter two now stricken with cancer. My readers know I’m deeply skeptical of print … Continue reading

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RCIA 178-184: Presentation of the Lord’s Prayer

The second of two Lenten presentations is ordinarily scheduled during the fifth week, following the third scrutiny. It’s the last major RCIA liturgy before Holy Saturday, and it takes the elect deep into the Liturgy of the Eucharist. And strangely … Continue reading

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