Daily Archives: 10 June 2008

Pfleger’s Week Off

The Catholic blogosphere is all over the brief “leave” of Father Michael Pfleger and his return to ministry at his parish next Monday. I’ve noted a petition site to oust him “permanently,” and a lot of angry rhetoric directed toward … Continue reading

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Mary’s Musical

Zenit reports on a premiere next Tuesday in Paul VI Hall in the Vatican. It includes twelve ballet dancers and an orchestra. Maria Pia Liotta wrote the book and directs. Stelvio Cipriani composed the music. The director’s daughter, Alma Manera … Continue reading

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Wedding Lectionary: Matthew 5:13-16

Coming on the heels of the Beatitudes is this gem from Jesus, only four verses: Jesus said to his disciples: “You are the salt of the earth. But if salt loses its taste, with what can it be seasoned? It … Continue reading

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FIYH 25-26: Exegesis

Let’s keep on rolling with Sunday homilies in the US, okay? Last post we looked at the principle of rooting homilies in prayer. Prayer first, as it were, then go to the intellect for harvesting ideas. This next section of … Continue reading

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