Daily Archives: 30 May 2008

Paul’s Sunday Conversion

This news bit dovetails with the commentary on moving special observances to Sundays in parishes. In 2009, 25 January will fall on a Sunday. As part of the special Pauline year, the day’s feast of Conversion of Paul may be … Continue reading

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FIYH 13: Representation

Preaching from Catholic pulpits is soft, some critics suggest, full of warm fuzzies and inanities. The bishops were aware of an undercurrent of concern and affliction that ties down believers, as opposed to a certain cultural ethic seducing people with … Continue reading

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Ad Pascendum A: Historical Roots

The 1972 motu proprio, Ad Pascendum “Containing Norms for the Order of Diaconate,” includes a long unnumbered introduction. For the sake of clarity, I’ve letteredĀ the first posts onĀ the apostolic letter. This introduction makes a Biblical and Patristic case for the … Continue reading

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