Daily Archives: 7 April 2009

Authority and Obedience and Charm

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

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Kansas City’s Incomplete Commitments

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┬ásome glaring omissions. Bishop Finn asks teachers to intensify their … Continue reading

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RCIA 31: The Place of Celebrating the Rites

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

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