Monthly Archives: September 2011

What If They Just Said Wait in Hong Kong?

Another year of MR1 in the Chinese city. The diocesan chancellor, Fr Lawrence Lee: Even if there is no catechesis, the faithful can get accustomed to it through repeated recitations but there will be a lack of understanding. Hey, I … Continue reading

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The Unread Letter

Interesting story on Vatican Insider. Do you wonder if President Bush or anyone else ever did read the letter? Their inside source: Laghi knew his mission had failed, but he also realized that the Bush administration was very naïve about … Continue reading

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Back To Church

Did you know that the Sunday before last was designated National Back to Church Sunday? Me either. For most all American Catholics it was Catechetical Sunday. October is the peak month of the year for church attendance, Christmas and Easter … Continue reading

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GDC 9: Reflections and Principles

So what’s the point of this document, then? We have a catechism; isn’t that enough? 9. The object of this Directory is clearly the same as that pursued by the 1971 Directory. It attempts to provide those fundamental theologico-pastoral principles … Continue reading

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Liturgiam Authenticam 104-105

The CDWDS may take over, preparing translations and approving them: 104. For the good of the faithful, the Holy See reserves to itself the right to prepare translations in any language, and to approve them for liturgical use.[Code of Canon … Continue reading

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Another Word of Rupture

Rita Ferrone writes in praise of rupture on PrayTell. Comments closed there, but she has a significant word for rupture: Birth I have another: Conversion Long-time readers know this is one of my favorite memes. But it’s also a serious … Continue reading

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10 C’s

I’m sure y’all have seen this, right? The 10 Commandments via Txt Msg  1. no1 b4 me. srsly.  2. dnt wrshp pix/idols  3. no omg’s  4. no wrk on w/end (sat 4 now; sun l8r)  5. pos ok – ur … Continue reading

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