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Is there a word for it?

(This is Neil) I’m looking for a word. Perhaps there isn’t such a word. Maybe there is. I think that there should be such a word. But let me clarify: I’m not looking for this word because I want to … Continue reading

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Questions II: La Bella Figura

(This is Neil) I’ve just read a very interesting short article [PDF] by Adam Deville in the Canadian Journal of Orthodox Christianity. (I should admit that just a short while ago, I was completely unaware of the existence of this … Continue reading

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Day 8 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) “That they all may be one, as you, Father, in me, and I in you; that they also may be one in us; that the world may believe that you have sent me.” (John 17:21) In this … Continue reading

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Questions

(This is Neil) I always feel cautious about generalizing about something like the “Catholic blogosphere,” but I think that I can say a few things. When I began contributing to Todd’s blog, most Catholic bloggers were amateurs or popular writers, … Continue reading

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Day 7 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) “We have martyrs in all the Churches….here in Rome we have St Bartholomew’s for all the modern martyrs. I think that what John Paul II said, that between the martyrs we have perfect unity and when we … Continue reading

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Day 6 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) For we know, though we have to work hard for unity of all the people of God, unity is not our human work and achievement; it is a gift of the Spirit, the gift of a renewed … Continue reading

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Day 5 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) Day 5 Breaking the Bread in Hope Readings Exodus 16:13b-21a It is bread the Lord has given you to eat Psalm 116:12-14, 16-18 I will offer to you a thanksgiving sacrifice 1 Corinthians 11:17-18, 23-26 Do this … Continue reading

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