Daily Archives: 27 March 2011

On Virtue and Justice

On the legal front, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has some complaints. Defense counsel getting into shouting matches with a judge: how’s that bluster working for them, I wonder? I thought we only saw that stuff on tv. “Blistering” is how … Continue reading

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GILM 79: Two Readings Before the Gospel

In the US, this is hardly ever an issue, but the GILM discusses what is to be done if, for pastoral reasons, one of the two readings before the Gospel must be omitted. 79. In Masses to which three readings … Continue reading

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Belief Through Her Word

The first apostle beyond Judah? It wasn’t Paul. It was the companion of Jesus from today’s gospel reading: Many of the Samaritans of that town began to believe in him because of the word of the woman who testified, “He … Continue reading

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The Well

From the pen of Karol Wojtyla: It joined us together, the well; the well led me into you. No one between us but light deep in the well, the pupil of the eye set in an orbit of stones. Within … Continue reading

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