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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: 7 April 2009
A few readers sent me this link as a follow-up to our discussion on obedience: Andrew Greeley’s “Authority as Charm.” Fr Greeley makes a convincing case that authority, as the Church has known it, is dead. Sure, priests, bishops, and … Continue reading
I see in my former diocese an effort from the bishop and a planning study that intends to strengthen Catholic school identity. It looks like a good start, but I see some glaring omissions. Bishop Finn asks teachers to intensify their … Continue reading
31. The rites should be celebrated in the places appropriate to then as indicated in the ritual. Consideration should be given to special needs that arise insecondary stations of mission territories. The Third World was very much in the minds … Continue reading