Daily Archives: 18 September 2009


Russell Shaw, long-time Catholic commentator, throws up some thoughts today on Catholic polarization. In his own small way, he contributes to the fractures in Church unity. Let me lay out my criticism, then leave it up to the commentariat here … Continue reading

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RCIA 154: Exorcism

What is an exorcism? Do Catholic priests still perform them? These questions came up recently in our parish’s question box. The short answer is that these prayers for strength against sin and evil are prayed three times every Lent. After … Continue reading

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