Daily Archives: 11 October 2012

A Contemplative Ministry

I’m grateful for Rock’s providing us the text of Archbishop Rowan Williams’ remarks at the synod. I appreciate the strong theme of contemplation as a remedy for the dangers of being so narcissistic as we strive to do the mission … Continue reading

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Built of Living Stones 100: The Role of the Church Building in Other Liturgical Rites

Sections 100-121 address the needs of various liturgical rites in a church building. Speaking for the people of the Church, the primary focus is always on the assembly–those for whom public rites are celebrated: § 100 § The church building … Continue reading

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Evangelii Nuntiandi 50: Obstacles to Evangelization

Three main problems: narrow vision from within the Church, resistance to the message, and secular persecution. Despite what many Catholics are saying these days, the American problem is more the first than either of the others. 50. In the course of … Continue reading

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