Daily Archives: 1 October 2006

Lumen Gentium 51

The council does two things here. First, it affirms Catholic teaching on dead believers as elucidated in previous councils. And second, it urges perspective and an elimination of abuses which have been associated with Catholic expression for the dead. Nothing … Continue reading

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Prestige of the Body

Tony commented in yesterday’s Bride and Groom post about Eucharistic ministers, ordinary and otherwise. It wasn’t really the point I was trying to make, which was that if a Catholic is somehow honored by an extraordinary (in the example given) … Continue reading

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Respect Life Sunday

Today is, as the title of this post would suggest, Respect Life Sunday. Please read the USCCB’s Statement. I’d also like to invite you to meditate on an article by the well-known and provocative theologian Stanley Hauerwas entitled, “Abortion, Theologically … Continue reading

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