Daily Archives: 22 January 2011

No Drugs for Death

Catholic activists play a part in ruining the American death row parade. The Rome-based Community of Sant’Egidio had been engaged in discussions with Hospira’s Italian subsidiary, Hospira SL, which led to meetings with the Foreign Affairs minister, Franco Frattini, and … Continue reading

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OCF 411: Introducing Cremation

411. The Christian faithful are unequivocally confronted by the mystery of life and death when they are faced with the presence of the body of one who had died. Moreover, the body which lies in death naturally recalls the personal … Continue reading

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New Gloria Making the Rounds

Jimmy Mac alerted me to the posting of Jeff Ostrowski’s Gloria on the America blog. It’s a misconception that you have to produce a piece of music exactly the way it’s been recorded. I always look at the melody of … Continue reading

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Day 5 – The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, 2011

(This is Neil) Day 5 Breaking the Bread in Hope Readings Exodus 16:13b-21a It is bread the Lord has given you to eat Psalm 116:12-14, 16-18 I will offer to you a thanksgiving sacrifice 1 Corinthians 11:17-18, 23-26 Do this … Continue reading

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