Daily Archives: 18 August 2011

Steering Clear

Except for LA, posting here has been rather light here the past few weeks. Some of that was my conference. But I’ll also suggest that the late stories coming out of the blogosphere and the Catholic internet in general have … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: John 17:24-26

The conclusion of Jesus’ Last Supper discourse is one option for a funeral Gospel reading. I don’t find it to be a frequent choice, which is unfortunate. Maybe the Johannine style is offputting. Without the reference of the preceding twenty-three verses, it seems … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 30

The CDWDS set itself as an expert in the development of language: 30. In many languages there exist nouns and pronouns denoting both genders, masculine and feminine, together in a single term. The insistence that such a usage should be … Continue reading

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