Daily Archives: 13 March 2006

What Are The Liberal Catholics?

A good discussion on dotCommonweal about it. I have a lot more to write about this, but I have a library trip and a dinner out with my family pretty soon here. One comment struck me, though: Only when progressives … Continue reading

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Pristine and Not So Pristine

Pretty picture of the day: Enceladus (left) and Rhea (right) imaged with Saturn’s edge-on rings. This gives you a good comparison between Enceladus and its larger sister.Enceladus is bright because of resurfacing of water from pools just a few dozen … Continue reading

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“Lighten Up”

Fr Jeff’s suggestion to me, but I think his aim is a bit off. What Fr Jeff described as “Fun” some of us thought to be a mean-spirited post taking unoriginal potshots at one of St Blog’s love-to-hate musicians. So … Continue reading

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About This Blog

I noticed the traffic bump from Amy’s last Friday. Some of you seem to be coming back today, so if you were referred from Open Book and can stand the substantially less conservative view here than on most Catholic blogs, … Continue reading

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A Quick Note on “Love is the Theme”

Yesterday, Todd asked a very interesting question: “God loves us: do we hear it too much, not enough, or just the right amount?” He pointed out that a common criticism of today’s preaching is that our homilists continually repeat the … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 25

Our look at the pastoral constitution of Vatican II continues: (Human) social nature makes it evident that the progress of the human person and the advance of society itself hinge on one another. For the beginning, the subject and the … Continue reading

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