Daily Archives: 21 August 2009

Fact and Mode: The Vatican Case Against Fidelity

Sister Sandra Schneiders takes effective aim at the Vatican investigation. A far more interesting question than who left and why is, “Why did the ones who stayed, stay?” These are the women who, today, compose the largest cohort in religious … Continue reading

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Roman Missal 3 Website

Liam alerted me to the new web page at the USCCB site, covering the translation of Roman Missal 3. Go surf there, if you wish, and let me know your thoughts. I can’t say I’m particularly in the mood for … Continue reading

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To Not So Boldly Go …

Okay. I broke down and took the family to see Star Trek last week. I was prepared to love it and hate it, and I wasn’t disappointed. First the good. It was nice to see Paramount finally put real effort … Continue reading

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Path To Happiness: Force and Clarity

This news bit from L’Osservatore Romano interviewing Archbishop Jean-Louis Bruguès from the Congregation for Catholic Education included a curious congruence only two sentences apart, as reported on Zenit. This: The Vatican is aiming to prepare a “brief, forceful and very … Continue reading

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RCIA 133: Act of Admission or Election

Some of the text is given in the rite, and some is left to the composition of the bishop or his delegate: 133. The celebrant briefly explains the significance of the enrollment that has just taken place. Then, turning to … Continue reading

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