Category Archives: Miscellaneous

If It Is Archbishop Cupich …

… the prelate identified with this statement: Very caustic language wears thin quickly. I think my approach works better in the long run. The man is definitely not a culturewarrior. Mark Shea is a skeptic. His commentariat comes down mostly … Continue reading

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DPPL 18: Sacred Images

The DPPL will discuss the use of sacred images. Just to whet the appetite: 18. The use of sacred images is of major importance in the whole area of popular piety, since culturally and artistically they assist the faithful in encountering … Continue reading

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DPPL 17: Song and Music

Singing our spiritual life: a reality that sparks much heat, and even a little light now and then. Revised or new music might be needed: 17. Song, a natural expression of the soul of any nation, plays an important role … Continue reading

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Blogging Schedule Ahead

With the onset of the US bishops’ Fortnight, this site will honor free Christian women and review some of their accomplishments over the next two weeks. Over the centuries, they only sought to be free to serve, honoring the movement of … Continue reading

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A Return

Don’t you just love the English language? Maybe if you’re not so much an English student … “Re” and “turn.” Doesn’t seem to imply anything other than making another turn. I may be driving in a car and I turn … Continue reading

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Disruption

A disruption in blog service? Todd is away and I can say – and you can see – that I have not exactly stepped up to the plate. Here is it June 5, and the blog has been quiet since … Continue reading

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A Lost Social Script?

An interesting article one of my staff colleagues sent me suggests that today’s college students are quite clueless about dating. BC philosophy professor Kerry Cronin offers extra credit in one of her classes that deals with ethics and moral choices. … Continue reading

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