Daily Archives: 4 September 2012

More Antigospel Preaching

This commentary has been getting traction at HLI and among a few FB friends. I think Monsignor Ignacio Barreiro’s point is just plain silly. (F)or those Catholics who cannot bring themselves to believe the formal teachings of the Church on … Continue reading

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Old Ground and New, Ignatian Style

James Martin’s book The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything has been on my bookshelf for the past week. It’s a popular selection in our parish library, and I find much to recommend it. Four-hundred pages is a daunting length if … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 14: Ultimate Goal, and Grace

In theory, the institution is aware of the importance of evangelization, and that it is a Body-wide quality: 14. The Church knows this. She has a vivid awareness of the fact that the Savior’s words, “I must proclaim the Good … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 46: Starting A New Chapter

With today’s post, we begin Chapter Two, the core of the document, “The Church Building and the Sacred Rites Celebrated There.” In order we will look at aspects of the Church building, the sacraments, the liturgical year, and pretty much … Continue reading

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