Daily Archives: 9 September 2013

GMD 16-18: Individuals and Society

In today’s post on Go and Make Disciples, the bishops look to the consequences of individual conversion. They suggest that individual conversion will lead to a conversion in society itself. Is this realistic? The Lord’s mission (Matthew 28:19-20) suggests a universal task. … Continue reading

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Armchair Liturgist: Big Feasts on Saturdays

This year the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross falls on a Saturday. This coming Saturday, in fact. This is the third of five feasts this year which, while not “high” enough to be obligatory holy days, are … Continue reading

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Looking for a Bishop

Remember that breakaway Polish national parish, the one that defied a few archbishops, hired its own priest, and eventually won in court? Now they’re looking for a bishop. Maybe John was posting partly in jest when he suggested that Scottish … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 57-60

Sections 57 through 74 address things happening at “The Other Parts of the Mass.” Let’s examine a few today. First, if the Christian faithful have rights, it follows that leadership has responsibility: [57.] It is the right of the community … Continue reading

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