Daily Archives: 27 August 2013

Mystery Trumps Truth?

A good brief interview with Katie Diller, campus minister. I was serving at Michigan State for a few years in the 90’s, but missed her undergrad years. She’s back there on staff, and from what I read of the chat … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 34-35

The CDWDS addresses the matter of deacons in the liturgy, who, because of their familial relationship with the bishop, and their example of service, also serve as liturgical ministers: [34.] Deacons “upon whom hands are imposed not for the Priesthood … Continue reading

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Other Victims?

I saw this post linked on a Twitter feed: “The Other Victims of Clergy Abuse: Faithful Priests.” Does this convince you? Some people simply hate priests because of what others have done.  They are yelled at, cursed at, have children … Continue reading

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Anima Christi

The Anima Christi prayer has been on the fringes of my awareness for some time. But only fringes. For a time, it was thought Ignatius Loyola composed it, as he cites it in the Spiritual Exercises, but that notion has … Continue reading

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Lumen Fidei 53

Optimism about the young: 53. In the family, faith accompanies every age of life, beginning with childhood: children learn to trust in the love of their parents. This is why it is so important that within their families parents encourage … Continue reading

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