Daily Archives: 18 August 2012

One Summer Dream

College students are pouring into town. The young miss begins school Thursday. Summer will soon be a dream. Speaking of which, one of my favorite pop songs from the 70′s.

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Built of Living Stones 22: Christ’s Presence in Sign and Symbol

Sections 22 through 26 look at “Christ’s Presence in Sign and Symbol.” First, BLS reiterates the well-known teaching on where to find Christ in the church: § 22 § In the liturgical assembly, Christ’s presence is realized* in all the … Continue reading

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On Confession

John Cornwall at The Tablet has a piece up describing “trends” but also some personal experiences, first and second-hand, of the Sacrament of Penance. A few bits I had not considered before, including this co-incidence of sex abuse and the lowering … Continue reading

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Ecclesiae Sanctae III 17: Governing, Mutually

Missionary institutes, which would seem to include the main varieties of religious orders established in mission territory, as well as outposts staffed by permanent or temporary, religious or lay, personnel–these folks will need to collaborate with the local bishop: 17. … Continue reading

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