Daily Archives: 16 November 2005

Bishops on Lay Ministry: Behind the Curve

I hear a few bishops fussing about what to call lay ministers. Speaking of lay people as ministers “causes confusion” some say. Right. I’ve never been in a parish where there was any doubt about the lay, the ordained, who’s … Continue reading

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Cardinal Martini and the Mysticism of Bernard Lonergan

The current Theological Studies reprints an address that Cardinal Carlo Maria Martini, SJ, Archbishop Emeritus of Milan, gave last November on his fellow Jesuit, the late Bernard Lonergan. Cardinal Martini never actually met Lonergan, although, when he was studying in … Continue reading

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A bit of false color in this image, which incorporates infrared and UV: beyond human seeing abilities. Pandora is one of the small shepherd moons orbiting near the main ring system of Saturn.

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Getting From Point A to Point Z

I could subtitle this “Why it’s not going to happen the way you envision it.” Surfing a bit this morning, I noted a few liturgy/music blogs I frequent as a “dissenter.” Shawn Tribe and his New Liturgical Movement blog is … Continue reading

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