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- Introducing the Psalm. Or Not.
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 17, The Dialogue of Salvation
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 2
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 10: God’s Initiative and the Church’s Ministry
- Creepy Confessions
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 16, One Great People
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 1
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 9: The Reconciled Church, Part 3
- What Next?
- Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 109
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Daily Archives: 5 August 2008
The US bishops float an idea you’d never find in Rome, I don’t think.  An effective way for preachers to be sure that they are addressing some of the real concerns of the congregation in the homily is to … Continue reading
… at the USCCB web site. I can imagine some gnashing of teeth on inclusive language issues: “communion” replaces “fellowship,” “his people on Earth” becomes “people of good will.” Only “men” are being saved in the Creed, though. All the … Continue reading
(This is Neil) A few days ago, Fr George Westhaver conducted an interview of Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware) of Diokleia for the Prayer Book Societies at Lambeth 2008 website. The Orthodox archbishop was present at the Anglican Lambeth Conference as an … Continue reading
Practical stuff:  Our emphasis on the importance of writing in the preparation of a homily does not in any way imply that homilies should normally be read. Writing is a means to arrive at good organization, clarity of expression, … Continue reading