Daily Archives: 10 August 2011

Il Mattutino di Santa Chiara

A musical treat for today’s feast:

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Big Time Retreat at the Curia

I confess my surprise at the candor in this interview with Archbishop Joseph W. Tobin. Some quotes from the secretary of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life: I believe a visitation has to have … Continue reading

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Diet Five-Oh

When I got back from the conference, I found a landmark achieved–my original weight-loss goal of fifty pounds. Now a few voices have raised up that I shouldn’t get too thin. What’s my optimal reaction to that? Dive into a … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 21

In this section, we expound a bit on Varietates Legitimae, and the situation of translating for mission lands: 21. Especially in the translations intended for peoples recently brought to the Christian Faith, fidelity and exactness with respect to the original … Continue reading

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