Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ecclesia de Eucharistia 28

Continuing from yesterday’s post, the third sense of the Church’s apostolicity: 28. Lastly, the Church is apostolic in the sense that she “continues to be taught, sanctified and guided by the Apostles until Christ’s return, through their successors in pastoral … Continue reading

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White, Melting

This past week’s shipment of low gluten altar bread contained a surprise. Yikes. They are white. Read more about the low gluten bread here. One of our parishioners reported to me the new host “melted in her mouth.” This will … Continue reading

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Two Weeks of Worthy Women: Laura Montoya Upegui

Last year, I think I did a bit better with a greater variety of witnesses for religious freedom around the world. This year, I think we have a number of women who were advocates for people whose spiritual lives were … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 27

How does the Catechism define “apostolic”? Three reasons, the first two of which we will examine here: 27. The Catechism of the Catholic Church, in explaining how the Church is apostolic – founded on the Apostles – sees three meanings … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 166-172: The Prince of Peace

Let’s conclude a letter tonight. First, an ackowledgement that the world situation in 1963 was a serious source of stress for all people: 166. Our concern here has been with problems which are causing (people) extreme anxiety at the present … Continue reading

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Peace Cranes

For her big Scouting project, a young friend of mine has been planning a peace pole for the parish prayer garden and a tree of peace cranes for the church’s narthex. Here she is (right) at work with her parents … Continue reading

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America’s Three C’s

While surfing to the Anchoress this morning, I saw a reference to Matt Malone’s recent editorial in America. The whole piece by the new editor-in-chief is worth reading. His conclusion: “Love manifests itself more in deeds than in words.” America makes … Continue reading

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