Daily Archives: 5 June 2013

On My Bookshelf: Rebuilt

I lobbied our parish librarian to acquire this book for our faith community. I plan to recommend everybody on the pastoral council read it. My staff colleagues, too. If any reader out there has any sense of commitment to the … Continue reading

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Homily Series

I’ve always wondered why more Catholic clergy don’t preach a series. Even great homilists cultivate a message based on a set of Sunday readings in isolation from what was preached the week before and what will be preached the week … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 2

The Gospel foundation for the celebration of the Eucharist is to be found in the Last Supper: 2. During the Great Jubilee of the Year 2000 I had an opportunity to celebrate the Eucharist in the Cenacle of Jerusalem where, … Continue reading

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Pacem In Terris 109-111: Causes of the Arms Race

The discouraging days of the Cold War are over, but Church teaching on military build-up is still with us: 109. On the other hand, We are deeply distressed to see the enormous stocks of armaments that have been, and continue … Continue reading

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