Daily Archives: 6 August 2013

Redemptionis Sacramentum 2

We continue our examination of the preamble (sections 1-13) of the CDWDS instruction Redemptionis Sacramentum. We begin with a matter that is far from a disputed point: the Eucharist is essential to the life of the Church, and nothing outshines it: [2.] … Continue reading

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Pope Francis, Making Distinctions

There’s no letting up in the blogosphere on the Pope Francis “Who am I to judge?” comment. What does it mean? Is it just tone, or is it content, too? Mark Silk hammers away at conservative commentary. The piece I … Continue reading

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The Armchair Liturgist: Visual Observance of Feasts

A nearby parish has an artistically sensitive pastor. When I visit there, I often see icons or other images on feast days and during seasons. I have an icon of the Transfiguration, so I placed it in my parish’s narthex … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 32

We’ll start another three-sections today with the heading “The dialogue between faith and reason.” This should be interesting, so let’s read: 32. Christian faith, inasmuch as it proclaims the truth of God’s total love and opens us to the power … Continue reading

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