Daily Archives: 28 August 2006

Lumen Gentium 17

After this piece, I’m all caught up on my Lumen Gentium post-a-day commitment. Scintillating excitement tonight on the evangelization front: As the Son was sent by the Father,(Cf. Jn. 20, 21) so He too sent the Apostles, saying: “Go, therefore, … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 16

Non-Christians get a look by the council bishops, starting with Judaism: Finally, those who have not yet received the Gospel are related in various ways to the people of God.(Cfr. S. Thomas, Summa Theol. III, q. 8, a. 3, ad … Continue reading

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Et Tu, Reggie?

Eyewitness account of Father Reginald Foster, the papal Latinist and tireless promoter of the language of Rome, and his speaking engagement at Notre Dame. On one topic the Catholic Right wished he had left alone: At some person’s request, however, … Continue reading

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Bury the Hatchet

Last year, Cardinal Christoph Schönborn of Austria butchered a public handling of evolution. Scientist Kenneth Miller is able to recognize good theology and bad science and succinctly captures the cardinal’s problem here. This year, his position is more sensible and … Continue reading

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Some Choir Questions

Somebody from my hometown got the published question of the week in Zenit’s Liturgy Q&A feature. I’m curious about which parish this might be, but here’s the query: It is my understanding that the choir should be located where visible … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Submission Tackled or Dodged?

So what did you hear this weekend? Anything on submission? The Pontifical Household Preacher, Capuchin Father Raniero Cantalamessa, had some reflections on it: Reading Paul’s words with modern eyes, one immediately sees a difficulty. Paul recommends to husband that they … Continue reading

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Lumen Gentium 15

It’s nice to take a weekend off from blogging, but let’s get back to one of Vatican II’s hallmark documents. Where we left off Friday, LG 14 spoke of the issue of membership of catechumens in the Church. The council … Continue reading

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