Daily Archives: 20 August 2011

Integrity and Sincerity in the Baptismal Liturgy

An interesting thread unrolled a few days ago at PrayTell. Deacon Fritz Bauerschmidt suggested we lighten up on those seduced by the tendency to talk-show-host their way through liturgical presidency. I’m inclined to agree. As an occasional preacher and liturgical … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 32-33

Some final bits as we wrap up thoughts on general translation principles: 32. The translation should not restrict the full sense of the original text within narrower limits. To be avoided on this account are expressions characteristic of commercial publicity, … Continue reading

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Failing Grades All Around for Illinois Adoptions

Give them all an “F,” a dunce cap, and enroll them to academic probation. That’s my verdict on the main foster/adoption players in Illinois. Readers here know my reasons for flunking the Church. It has allowed an anti-gay mist to … Continue reading

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