Daily Archives: 12 May 2010

What Do You Mean It Was Just A Symbol?

I see the attempt to mock climatologists has had something of a reverse effect. Mark, too, has been taken in by the cute picture of a polar bear on an isolated oceanic ice chunk. (Not the real image on the … Continue reading

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“Bishop” Doerflinger’s Voodoo

Check out Bart Stupak’s piece in Newsweek. Watching the underdog get kicked gets me angry. Pretty damning for the outspoken US bishops puppeteered by the GOP: We also put in a final call to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, … Continue reading

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First Communion Clothing Bank

Here’s an idea a parishioner forwarded and is spearheading for a few years to see if it takes. I hear they have something similar at the local high school for prom dresses. We guys generally don’t have to fuss about … Continue reading

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RCIA 564-565: The Decision to Combine

So, what’s the bottom line on receiving baptized Christians at the Catholic Easter Vigil along with the Baptism of the elect? 564. The decision … must be guided by the provision in the Rite of Reception, Introduction (RCIA 475 no. … Continue reading

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