Daily Archives: 3 August 2013

Reconciliation Lectionary: John 8:31-36

Freedom! Jesus said to those Jews who believed in him, “If you remain in my word, you will truly be my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” They answered him, “We are … Continue reading

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Washing Wedded Feet

My pastor likes to steer couples away from the unity candle. Or sand. Or stuff like that after the exchange of vows and rings. I had never experienced washing feet at a wedding until I arrived at my current parish. … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 29

We move on to a new sub-heading in chapter two, “Faith as hearing and sight.” This is a long post for a long section, so please bear with it. First, we will read of “personal knowledge” and “recognition.” These are … Continue reading

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Congregational Singing: A Wrong Issue?

A few Café folks asked for more than my very brief criticism of what I thought to be a wrong-headed editorial from Jeffrey Tucker. First, perhaps a few things need to be re-stated. I think Jeffrey is one fine fellow. Those … Continue reading

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Ecclesia de Eucharistia 60

Yesterday we discussed the example of Pope John Paul in reflecting on personal experience, the Scriptures, and the Eucharist. Today, a wider view: 60. At the dawn of this third millennium, we, the children of the Church, are called to … Continue reading

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