Daily Archives: 30 January 2007

Ashes From Palms

Received a few days ago by e-mail. I’ll tell you what I’ve done, but I’ll also confess I’ve never quite been able to match the smudge quality of the church supply sources: This year our liturgy committee has decided to … Continue reading

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Discernment and Trust

Since the topic of discernment seems to almost rival “Euro-pride” this week, let’s keep hitting on that theme. In continuing to follow the blogosphere’s ongoing tussles over Intentional Disciples, I’d like to offer a quick reflection on the quality of … Continue reading

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My Little Speller

The school spelling bee was today. I knew most of the kids in it, including my own daughter. I’ll tell you it’s hard to sit on my hands and keep my mouth shut for it. I found myself rooting for … Continue reading

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Unitatis Redintegratio 17

Today’s theme: complementary, not conflicting: What has just been said about the lawful variety that can exist in the Church must also be taken to apply to the differences in theological expression of doctrine. In the study of revelation East … Continue reading

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Unitatis Redintegratio 16

We continue our 5-section examination of Eastern Christians, and the world’s Catholic bishops are quite direct in what they see as proper governance in the East: Already from the earliest times the Eastern Churches followed their own forms of ecclesiastical … Continue reading

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