Daily Archives: 5 September 2011

Post 7000

On the occasion of the seven-thousandth post on Catholic Sensibility, I’d like to muse a bit. Looking back and looking forward. I really appreciate you readers, especially those who comment to be supportive or challenging. I cannot foresee running a … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 63-64

We wrap up LA part II with the consideration of three categories of “special” texts. The first to be considered is the Eucharistic Prayer. 63. The high point of all liturgical action is the celebration of the Mass, in which … Continue reading

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Just Thugs

dotCommonweal reports that Rolling Stone has captured the evil essence of abuse and cover-up in Philadelphia. Somebody’s sold their soul, it seems: (Journalist Sabrina Rubin) Erdely quotes former Assistant District Attorney Will Spade describing the process of extracting information from … Continue reading

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Sarcasm

There is a danger in the spiritual life about asking for something: you may well get it. And get it in abundance. Several days ago, I was having a chat with a good friend who, like I am, is an … Continue reading

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Funeral Lectionary: 1 John 3:14-16

One thing to mention at the start here. This passage includes 1 John 3:16, not the passage from the gospel, chapter 3. We know that we have passed from death to life   because we love our brothers and sisters. … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 62

An interesting thought: 62. Certain liturgical texts of ecclesiastical composition are associated with ritual actions expressed by a particular posture, gesture, or the use of signs. Thus, in preparing appropriate translations it will be advantageous to consider such factors as … Continue reading

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