Daily Archives: 12 December 2007

One Site at a Time

I’ve been away from the blogosphere for a few days. But I see the usual suspects are up to the usual stuff. Something from the spreading Christian ignorance one site at a time file: the not-so-closed cafeteria was confusing Christmas … Continue reading

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Score Another For The Bullies

I see the Golden Compass review has been yanked without explanation. Along with the crowing over the relatively poor gate for the film and decidedly mixed reviews from the secular press, it appears that Bill Donohue and his internet minions … Continue reading

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Lady of the Americas

Our school Mass was scheduled for today, the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It was nice to observe this feast, though I think we need to discern a better variety of gospel readings than Luke 1:26-38. The second graders … Continue reading

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RP 27-30: Reconciliation Rite and Dismissal

Let’s look into the rest of the RITE OF RECONCILIATION in form II. After the homily and/or examination of conscience, there is a general confession, sometimes known as an “act of contrition.” 27. At the invitation of the deacon or … Continue reading

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“The eternal God is born as a little child”

(This is Neil.) The Very Reverend John Breck’s most recent “Life in Christ” column is about the eternal God being born as a little child. In a very concise manner, he makes at least three important points: 1. God’s great … Continue reading

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