Daily Archives: 3 June 2011

Vatican and Sisters Make Nice

CNS features the new head of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life in a feature today. Archbishop Joao Braz de Aviz on reconciliation with women religious: (W)e bishops and superiors of the church need … Continue reading

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Charles Lwanga, Pray For More Of Us

Diane Houdek blogs today on Charles Lwanga, noting his feast day (today!) plus his connection to the defense of innocent children. I like the idea of him being adopted as a patron of the innocent. And it got me thinking … Continue reading

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Varietates Legitimae 36-37: More on Unity and Authority

36. The process of inculturation should maintain the substantial unity of the Roman rite. (SC 37-40) This unity is currently expressed in the typical editions of liturgical books, published by authority of the supreme pontiff and in the liturgical books … Continue reading

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Salads: To Dress or Not?

On my diet plan, I’m permitted miniscule amounts of “condiments.” Salads are a challenge, or at first glance I thought they’d be. My favorite salad dresings are caesar and blue cheese. (I’ll state up front that in spite of its … Continue reading

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