Daily Archives: 10 February 2009

PCS 297-298: Scriptures for the Pastoral Care Rites

The Pastoral Care rites offer lots of readings. Section 297 offers suggestions for visiting the sick, praying for the sick, and anointing. The nine Old Testament offerings are a pretty weak variety. Four from Job, three from Isaiah, plus Elijah … Continue reading

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Love Without Limits X

(This is Neil) In his current column, Father John Breck provides a tenth excerpt from Archimandrite Lev Gillet’s Amour Sans Limites, originally published in 1971 under the name of “A Monk of the Eastern Church.” I’ve provided excerpts of his … Continue reading

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Liam on Weigel on Maciel

The Fr Maciel scandal is not one I feel particularly inclined to blog about. I’m not in LC or RC, nor do I know anyone personally who is. I did scan George Weigel’s commentary yesterday. But Liam read it, and he has … Continue reading

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Indulging Old Style

This NY Times piece on indulgences is getting some blogosphere traction. Not being a cradle Catholic, and growing up in the 70’s, indulgences pretty much passed me by. My mother ran annual pilgrimages to Canadian shrines for two decades, first … Continue reading

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