Daily Archives: 5 May 2013

Winners and Losers in the College

I think we’re getting a flow of truth from one area in the upper hierarchy. Rock‘s Twitter feed had this link to Cardinal João Braz de Aviz’s displeasure with the lack of communication in the LCWR-CDF dust-up. Another good example … Continue reading

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FBV 28

Ta-da: Our first pairing of the Twilled Twenty-Seven. Two of these passages weathered close polling in the first round, but one was a runaway winner, the opening line of the 27th Psalm: The Lord is my light and my salvation; … Continue reading

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What A Difference A Week Makes

What is the truth? Regarding the legal and professional agreement of the service of Michael Fugee, the official position of the Archdiocese of Newark, as of 28 April 2013: (Archdiocesan spokesperson Jim) Goodness denied the agreement had been breached, saying the … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 37-38: God and the Moral Order

There’s something about the culture of humanity that is of God, and yet the more we embrace it, accept it, and live it, the more human we become: 37. Now the order which prevails in human society is wholly incorporeal … Continue reading

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Reconciliation Lectionary: Revelation 21:1-12

Thr fourth of four selections from the Book of Revelation. The first five verses were proclaimed just last weekend at Sunday Mass on the 5th weekend of Easter. And verses 10-12 contribute to a longer text the following Sunday. We’ve … Continue reading

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The Fugee fallout in the Trenton diocese hits a parish. And I offer these illustrative points of comparison: Two lay people who were friends of Michael Fugee and who engaged his participation on a youth retreat: fired. Pastor who employed … Continue reading

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