Daily Archives: 14 April 2012

Charity and Joy

In 1907, a tune from one of the most loved symphonies in classical music inspires Henry Van Dyke to write a poem. The author’s own commentary on it: These verses are simple expressions of common Christian feelings and desires in … Continue reading

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Sacra Tridentina 6-8: A Post-Tridentine Back-and-Forth

Just a reminder to those following this document: the paragraphs are not numbered in the text on the EWTN site. The document is not long, however. I hope you’re able to follow along. In yesterday’s post, the threat of jansenism … Continue reading

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GDC 217-218: The Particular Church

CHAPTER I of Part Five covers sections 217-232, under the title “The ministry of catechesis in the particular Churches and its agents.” In considering today “The particular Church” of GDC 217-218, the footnote reminds us of the following definition: In … Continue reading

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