Daily Archives: 22 February 2007


There’s no better way to put it. This woman‘s work is sheer genius. I started buying her albums after seeing this video in ’89. I like this YouTube thing, but I have to be careful for making it a television … Continue reading

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Letter On Porn

Bishop Finn’s first pastoral letter has yet to make an internet appearance. When it does, you’ll likely find it on the diocese’s “Anti-Pornography” page. Parishes have been requested to support petition drives to bring legal charges against a number of … Continue reading

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Perfectae Caritatis 20

Be ready for change, if this seems called for, the council bishops write: Religious communities should continue to maintain and fulfill the ministries proper to them. In addition, after considering the needs of the Universal Church and individual dioceses, they … Continue reading

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Letters on Penance

Lent brings at least two pastoral letters on forgiveness and reconciliation from American bishops. San Antonio’s archbishop, Jose Gomez, penned one titled “The Tender Mercy of our God.” Gomez begins with a strong theme of reconciliation as a healing and … Continue reading

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Perfectae Caritatis 19

Is it enough to have the inspiration for a new religious community? The council bishops suggest serious “weighing” of the possibilities: usefulness in a locale, duplication of an apostolate, adaptation to the culture of the region: When the question of … Continue reading

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