Daily Archives: 31 August 2008

Injuring a Good Cause

My wife was watching PBS earlier tonight, Ken Burns’ profile of Thomas Jefferson. A good quote for many things today, though I didn’t catch the context in which the third president said it: A good cause is often injured more … Continue reading

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Ordination Rites: Ordination of a Priest 6-13

The pre-homily portion of the ordination of a priest unfolds in a similar way to that of the deacon. First, the readings of the day may be used or readings from the ritual Mass for ordination: LITURGY OF THE WORD … Continue reading

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Women on the Word

As long as some men view women as female men, we’ll probably continue with the protests and movement against sexist language and practices in the Church and outside of it. This century’s Roman synods certainly don’t have a good track … Continue reading

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