Daily Archives: 5 April 2009

Persuasion Without Words

Kevin Gregorek from Catholic Culture e-mailed me and invited me to take a look at Jeff Mirus’s piece “Friendly Persuasion.” My readers know I’m no particular fan of apologetics as such. But I was intrigued by the threefold aspect of … Continue reading

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A few days ago Kevin from Texas promised some thoughts on obedience, and I promise to post his comments when I receive them later. Obedience to religious authority is a difficult question, and far more subtle than the simplistic picture … Continue reading

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RCIA 22-25: The Rites of Triduum and Easter

When Lent is completed, we know the elect are baptized, but there’s more to the Triduum and Easter Season than the rituals and sacraments of the Vigil. First, there are preparation rites for Holy Saturday. Nearly all parishes make a … Continue reading

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