Daily Archives: 21 April 2012

Quam Singulari 9-14: Making The Case

Quam Singulari lays out a thorough case for early admittance of the sacraments. This takes up a good chunk of the document. But the apologetic core is important to look at as a whole: No less worthy of condemnation is … Continue reading

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GDC 230-231: Lay catechists

Lay catechists are valued not only because of the quality of the information they impart, but also because their ministry is rooted in their life witness in the world: 230. The catechetical activity of the laity also has a proper … Continue reading

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Walk Close With Mary?

Popular with recording artists in jazz and country-western and places in-between, the ten-seed is a favorite in churches as a funeral song. It was often requested in my white Iowa parish of the 90’s. It seems like it’s in every … Continue reading

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