Daily Archives: 20 August 2008

Wrong Delegation

From CNS: Bishop Patrick O’Donoghue of Lancaster said his fellow bishops wrongly delegate their responsibilities to committees of laypeople. He said the agencies and departments of the bishops’ conference were acting independently of the bishops and did not always fully … Continue reading

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Abuse Settlement Near in KC

Bishop Finn is close to settling with forty-seven Kansas City-St Joseph victims for $10M. Jack Smith’s excellent Catholic Key Blog has the text of the bishop’s statement at a press conference earlier today, including this conclusion: We must resist the … Continue reading

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Go Jump In A Lake

A reader sent me this link of lake images from linda on the Environmental Graffiti site. Really nice. I recommend a visit. The above image is not one of the top-25; it’s my daughter in a boat (middle person) at … Continue reading

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Come To The Water

A friend e-mailed me earlier today with a concern. I’ll let the communication communicate: My parish is to host a workshop for Youth Ministry Directors/Volunteers for our diocese. The diocesan youth coordinator has requested our parish’s musical and liturgical leadership … Continue reading

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