Daily Archives: 13 August 2010

Tales From The (Water)Front

Image credit of Hilton Coliseum (volleyball & basketball) and surroundings from Wednesday: Arturo Fernandez/Des Moines Register. That major road swamped on the right is Lincoln Way, the old US 30 that runs east-west through town. Take it about four blocks … Continue reading

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More Irish Fallout

The blogosphere, Catholic and otherwise, pile on with opinions on Bishops Eamonn Walsh and Raymond Field. John Allen has a commentary which tries to pierce the muddle, giving four possible reasons why the Dublin auxiliaries were spared the ignominy of … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist At Saturday Vigil On A Solemnity

Lectionary ’98 expanded offerings for observing vigil for a few solemnities, including this weekend’s feast, Assumption. Twenty-some priest/preachers I’ve worked with in four parishes over the past twelve years have mostly demurred (but not always) from using vigil readings. I … Continue reading

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