Daily Archives: 12 September 2013

USCCB Stands Up To Temple Police

Finally. Somebody stands up to the detractors. Bishops have basically told LifeSiteNews to shush: The U.S. Catholic bishops stand firmly behind CRS in its commitment to promote and defend human dignity and the sacredness of every human life from the … Continue reading

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Redemptionis Sacramentum 70

After the rapid pace of the last few posts, let’s slow down for some particular items in the Liturgy of the Eucharist. Today, bringing gifts: [70.] The offerings that Christ’s faithful are accustomed to present for the Liturgy of the … Continue reading

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I see in the news that my former colleague is facing a half-century in federal prison. This is a very long fall from the adulation of people for a freshly-minted priest. Some disconnected thoughts on this: It’s hard to tell … Continue reading

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GMD 23: Two Directions, Three Objectives

Sections 23 through 27 in Go and Make Disciples address “Other Implications.” The first of these analyze the where, or if you will, the who of evangelization. One way to look at the direction question is simply: evangelization is about “us” … Continue reading

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