Daily Archives: 30 August 2012

Vanished: NCReg Pulls Controversial Interview

The National Catholic Register has pulled its controversial interview with Fr Benedict Groeschel from its web page. This story seems to be slower in gaining blogotraction than a western bishop’s DUI arrest. But if the NCReg has been shamed (or … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 8: The Kingdom of God

Note the heavy citations of Matthew’s Gospel in today’s section. This should give a balance to all those Luke passages I pulled out on Tuesday. The kingdom of God is a concept rich in imagery, and also full of consequences for … Continue reading

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Where Not To Go For Daily Readings

An example of when not to send a pajama journalist to do a liturgist’s job: Patheos’ Daily Catholic Readings. Where does this go wrong? The archaic English translation–not even an attribution to the translation, though I’m guessing at a glance it’s … Continue reading

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A Compassionate Standard For Others?

When I read Fr Groeschel’s comment about ordained sex predators: And I’m inclined to think, on their first offense, they should not go to jail because their intention was not committing a crime. … I was thinking of other missed … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 36-37: A Variety of Ministries

Today, a nod to other ministries: deacon, installed, and others: § 36 § A variety of ministries serve the assembly at the liturgy. First among the ministers is the deacon.(GIRM 94) Some faithful have been installed in the ministries of lector … Continue reading

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