Daily Archives: 15 August 2011

Get To The Point

A CNS bit on preaching. Get to the point in 6-8 Sunday minutes. Otherwise three to five. That’s get to “the” point. Not all of the possible points. Some clergy who preach longer seem to want to do too much, … Continue reading

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Has “Orthodoxy” Jumped The Shark?

It seems the most well-meaning Catholics cannot avoid ideology. In a post about summer reading at the Anchoress, a side discussion sprouted about the term “orthodoxy.” I mentioned the problem about the toxic combo of orthodoxy and ideology. Another commentator, … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 27

How texts are worded might concede the universality of the Church’s liturgy. I can see the virtue there–to a point. There’s also no need to be overly servile to the past: 27. Even if expressions should be avoided which hinder … Continue reading

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