Daily Archives: 9 April 2010

Stupak: Sandals and Dust on the Edge of Town

It seems to be true, but the announcement is forthcoming later today, as of this writing. One blogger gets it way wrong: Stupak’s fall reminds me of something out of a Greek tragedy. It’s a shame–I’m reasonably convinced he thought … Continue reading

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RCIA 425-433: Word and Post-Homily Rituals

Sections 425 through 432 cover the Liturgy of the Word in a Rite of Welcoming. Here’s the outline: Instruction (425) Readings (426) Homily (427) Presentation of a Bible (optional, 428) Profession of Faith (429) General Intercessions (430) Prayer over the … Continue reading

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Blundering the Defense

This is ministry? Should victims and their families take comfort in the notion that if a priest didn’t abuse them, it probably would have happened anyway at school, in a medical clinic, or with a grandparent or uncle? Let’s be … Continue reading

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