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- Introducing the Psalm. Or Not.
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 17, The Dialogue of Salvation
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 2
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 10: God’s Initiative and the Church’s Ministry
- Creepy Confessions
- Diocese of Rome Synod Address, Part 16, One Great People
- Via Pulchritudinis: The Beauty of Christ, Pastoral Proposals, Part 1
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia 9: The Reconciled Church, Part 3
- What Next?
- Scripture for the Sick or Dying: Psalm 109
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Daily Archives: 4 November 2011
It’s a tough economy to lose a job. Even when it’s on your own initiative–with a little push out the door. Never send a lawyer to do a theologian’s job. I think I’m going on record in saying that it’s … Continue reading
Rev. Susan Russell has a sparkling column up at the HuffPo. Included: As we continue to work for family values that value all families and a protect-marriage movement that protects all marriages, we will have your example to add to … Continue reading
Five functions of the ministry of the word are inquiry (my term), initiation, ongoing formation, liturgy, and theology. Good things to remember. I think a healthy parish should have all five, even the last of them. 51. The following are … Continue reading
Another image from Sunday night’s rehearsal. Tobit 7:17 presented an opportunity and a challenge to set to music. The opportunity is to draw out a relationship between two important characters. From the biblical text, we know of Sarah’s devotion to her … Continue reading